It is an involuntary defecation,especially associated with emotional disturbance or psychiatric disorder.It Is also known as paradoxical diarrhea, is voluntary or involuntary fecal soiling in children who have usually already been toilet trained.
Symptoms: Signs and symptoms of encopresis may include: Leakage of stool or liquid stool on your child's underwear. Constipation with dry, hard stool. Passage of large stool that clogs or almost clogs the toilet. Avoidance of bowel movements. Long periods of time between bowel movements, possibly as long as a week.