incontinence of feces

in·con·ti·nence of fe·ces

the involuntary voiding of feces into clothing or bedclothes, usually due to pathology affecting sphincter control or loss of cognitive functions.
Synonym(s): fecal incontinence
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3%) patients complained of incontinence for flatus but none reported with incontinence of feces.
CONCLUSION Both GTN and sphincterotomy brought about a highly significant, but comparable drop in complication in terms of incontinence of feces and flatus but sphincterotomy is better than GTN since healing in the sphincterotomy group was also earlier than with GTN;
1% admitted to incontinence of feces while 25% admitted to involuntary escape of flatus.