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    Wexner Score for Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS)

    Stratifies severity of fecal incontinence.
    Pearls/Pitfalls

    • Does not account for fecal urgency.

    • Easily understood by patients.

    Never
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    Less than once a month
    +1
    Less than once a week but at least once a month
    +2
    Less than once a day but at least once a week
    +3
    At least once a day
    +4
    Never
    0
    Less than once a month
    +1
    Less than once a week but at least once a month
    +2
    Less than once a day but at least once a week
    +3
    At least once a day
    +4
    Never
    0
    Less than once a month
    +1
    Less than once a week but at least once a month
    +2
    Less than once a day but at least once a week
    +3
    At least once a day
    +4
    Never
    0
    Less than once a month
    +1
    Less than once a week but at least once a month
    +2
    Less than once a day but at least once a week
    +3
    At least once a day
    +4
    Never
    0
    Less than once a month
    +1
    Less than once a week but at least once a month
    +2
    Less than once a day but at least once a week
    +3
    At least once a day
    +4

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    Dr. Steven D. Wexner

    About the Creator

    Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD (Honorary) FACS, FRCS, is the chairman of the department of colorectal surgery and the director of the Digestive Disease Center at Cleveland Clinic Florida. He also led the development of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC). Dr. Wexner’s primary research is focused on laparoscopic and robotic colorectal surgery, surgical oncology, and inflammatory bowel disease.

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