The colon — also known as the large intestine — is where stool is formed, stored, and then pushed out.
A colonoscopy is a test uses a small tube with a mounted camera and light on it to look directly at the lining of the colon. Your child may need a colonoscopy if they have blood in their stool, diarrhea, or abdominal pain.
Learn more about colonoscopies from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN).
What To Do Next
Make An Appointment
To make an appointment, call 402-955-5700.
For Referring Providers
The Physicians’ Priority Line is your 24-hour link to pediatric specialists at Children’s for referrals, emergency and urgent consults, physician-to-physician consults, admissions, and transport services. Call 855-850-KIDS (5437).
Learn more about referring patients.