19th Century protoscope
19th century Protoscope in working condition. Proctoscopes and anoscopes are medical instruments used to examine the rectum and anal canal. These devices give healthcare professionals a direct view of the lower gastrointestinal tract, enabling accurate diagnosis, treatment planning, and interventions. Proctoscopy and anoscopy play a crucial role in gastroenterology and colorectal practices for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.
Length of the speculum 11 cm.