Levator syndrome

Known as: Proctalgia fugax, Levator ani syndrome, fugax proctalgia 
Recurrent episodes of pain localized to the anus or lower rectum which lasts seconds to minutes. There is no pain between episodes.(NICHD)
National Institutes of Health

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2013
2013
OBJECTIVE Epicrania fugax (EF) is a primary headache of recent description. We aimed to report 19 new cases of EF, and thus… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS Levator ani syndrome (LAS) might be treated using biofeedback to teach pelvic floor relaxation, electrogalvanic… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVES : Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders in early life contribute to a lower quality of life and more persistent GI symptoms… (More)
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2008
2008
Ten patients (one man and nine women, mean age 48.8 +/- 20.1) presented with a stereotypical and undescribed type of head pain… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND The frequency of functional bowel disorders (FBD) in Mexico using the Rome II criteria is unknown. METHODS The Rome… (More)
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2000
2000
PURPOSE Several treatments are used for the treatment of levator syndrome, such as rectal massage, biofeedback, and galvanic… (More)
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1999
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1999
In this report the functional anorectal disorders, the etiology of which is currently unknown or related to the abnormal… (More)
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1995
1995
A second family with hereditary proctalgia fugax and internal anal sphincter hypertrophy associated with constipation is… (More)
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1991
1991
A newly identified myopathy of the internal anal sphincter is described. In the affected family, at least one member from each of… (More)
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1985
1985
Forty-five patients with levator syndrome were treated by high voltage electrogalvanic stimulation of the levator ani by means of… (More)
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