Disease Information for Proctalgia syndrome/Proctalgia fugax

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Anorectal pain
Anus Pain
Proctalgia
Rectal pain Rectalgia
Tenderness Perineum Pelvis
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anorectal fistula
Pinworms
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Anal involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Process
PROCESS/Psychosomatic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Anal spasm pain, Anorectal spasm, fugax proctalgia, LEVATOR SYNDROME, Painful spasm of anus, Painful spasm of anus (disorder), Paroxysmal proctalgia, proctalgia fugax, Proctalgia fugax anal spasm, Proctalgia fugax (anal spasm) disorder or observation, proctalgia spasmodic, spasmodic proctalgia, Synonym/Levator ani syndrome variant, Synonym/Proctalgia fugax
Definition

AKA levator ani syndrome; fleeting epicritic anal shooting pain; related to stress or local irritation; not always associated with local pothology

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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