Alcock canal syndrome due to obturator internus muscle fibrosis

@article{Insola2010AlcockCS,
  title={Alcock canal syndrome due to obturator internus muscle fibrosis},
  author={Angelo Insola and Giuseppe Granata and Luca Padua},
  journal={Muscle \& Nerve},
  year={2010},
  volume={42}
}
Alcock canal syndrome is a rare entrapment neuropathy of the pudendal nerve. We report a case of perineal neuralgia where pudendal nerve compression was due to fibrosis of the obturator internus muscle following an injury of the muscle. After being misdiagnosed for 2 years, the patient was diagnosed only after a combined neurophysiologic and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) investigation. This case underlines the importance of performing focused neurophysiologic and neuroimaging studies in… 

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