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Related to proctalgia fugax: Levator ani syndrome
painful spasm of the muscle about the anus without known cause; probably a neurosis.
Synonym(s): anorectal spasm
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Severe rectal or anal pain, usually occurring in young men, possibly as a result of muscular spasms.
See also: proctalgia
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proctalgia fugaxSudden short attacks of severe cramping pain in the RECTUM, probably caused, in most cases, by anxiety-related muscle spasm.
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