Pruritus ani: etiology and management.
Pruritus ani is a dermatologic condition characterized by an unpleasant itching or burning sensation in the perianal region. This article briefly discusses the incidence and classification of pruritus ani followed by a more lengthy discussion of primary and secondary pruritus ani. The important points are summarized and a simple algorithm is provided for the clinical management of pruritus ani.
US Army Medical Corps, San Antonio, TX, USA.
SourceThe Surgical clinics of North America 90:1 2010 Feb pg 125-35, Table of Contents
Pub Type(s)Journal Article