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nbme20/Block 2/Question#5 (30.4 difficulty score)
A 32-year-old woman has had fecal ...
Damage to the anal sphincterπŸ”

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thepacksurvives  I think that there can also be a direct tear to the anal sphincter muscles +6  
sympathetikey  A better answer choice would have been "damage to the nerves innervating the anal sphincter" but eh, ok. +20  
nerdstewiegriffin  I it is due to actual tear of external and or internal anal sphincter Source uptodate +2