proctalgia


proctalgia
Pain at the anus, or in the rectum. SYN: proctodynia, rectalgia. [proct- + G. algos, pain]
- p. fugax painful spasm of the muscle about the anus without known cause; probably a neurosis. SYN: anorectal spasm.

* * *

n.
pain in the rectum or anus. In proctalgia fugax severe pain suddenly affects the rectum and may last for minutes or hours; attacks may be days or months apart. There is no structural disease and the pain is probably due to muscle spasm (see irritable bowel syndrome). Relief is sometimes obtained from a bowel action, inserting a finger into the rectum, or from a hot bath, but it may be prevented by measures used in treating the irritable bowel syndrome.

* * *

proc·tal·gia (prok-talґjə) [proct- + -algia] pain in or around the rectum; called also proctodynia and rectalgia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • proctalgia — f. neurol. Dolor en la porción final del recto (ano y recto). También se denomina rectalgia. Medical Dictionary. 2011. proctalgia …   Diccionario médico

  • proctalgia — s. f. [Medicina] Dor no ânus.   ‣ Etimologia: grego proktós, oû, ânus + algia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • proctalgia — ► sustantivo femenino MEDICINA Dolor en el ano. * * * proctalgia (de «proct » y « algia») f. Med. Dolor en el ano, sin ningún proceso inflamatorio …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • proctalgia — proctodynia; n. pain in the rectum or anus. In proctalgia fugax severe pain suddenly affects the rectum and may last for minutes or hours; attacks may be days or months apart. There is no structural disease and the pain is probably due to muscle… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • proctalgia — noun pain in the rectum • Hypernyms: ↑pain, ↑hurting * * * präkˈtalj(ē)ə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from proct + algia : rectal pain * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • proctalgia — proc·tal·gì·a s.f. TS med. dolore localizzato all intestino retto {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XIX. ETIMO: comp. di procto e algia …   Dizionario italiano

  • proctalgia — pl.f. proctalgie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • proctalgia — n. pain in the anus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proctalgia — proct·algia …   English syllables

  • Proctalgia fugax — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Proctalgia fugaz Clasificación y recursos externos Aviso médico CIE 10 K59.4 …   Wikipedia Español


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.