Proctalgia fugax, an evidence-based management pathway

@article{Jeyarajah2010ProctalgiaFA,
  title={Proctalgia fugax, an evidence-based management pathway},
  author={Santhini Jeyarajah and Andre Chow and Paul Ziprin and Henry S. Tilney and Sanjay Purkayastha},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={1037-1046}
}
PurposeProctalgia fugax (PF) is a benign anorectal condition which has been described in the literature since the nineteenth century commonly presenting to general surgeons. There is little high level evidence on the subject and its therapeutic modalities. We aimed through this systematic literature review to outline the definition and diagnostic criteria of this condition, the aetiology and differential diagnoses and describe the different treatment modalities that have been attempted and… 

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