The urogenital and rectal pain syndromes.

  title={The urogenital and rectal pain syndromes.},
  author={Ursula Wesselmann and Arthur Louis Burnett and Leslie J. Heinberg},
  volume={73 3},
Pain syndromes of the urogenital and rectal area are well described but poorly understood and underrecognized focal pain syndromes. They include vulvodynia, orchialgia, urethral syndrome, penile pain, prostatodynia, coccygodynia, perineal pain, proctodynia and proctalgia fugax. The etiology of these focal pain syndromes is not known. A specific secondary cause can be identified in a minority of patients, but most often the examination and work-up remain unrevealing. Although these patients are… CONTINUE READING
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