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Encopresis is a childhood disorder characterized by the repeated and voluntary or involuntary passage of feces into inappropriate places, such as clothing or the floor, after the age at which bowel control is typically established. Typically, it happens when impacted stool collects in the colon and rectum; the colon becomes too full, and liquid stool leaks around the retained stool, staining underwear. It is sometimes referred to as fecal incontinence. Encopresis is more common in children and can result from various factors, including constipation and psychological stressors.