Functional Anorectal Pain
There are two forms of functional anorectal pain: levator ani syndrome and proctalgia fugax. In levator ani syndrome, pain is typically prolonged, frequent and dull. In proctalgia fugax, pain is typically brief, infrequent and sharp.
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Our colorectal surgeons provide treatment for the range of physiological and functional disorders including constipation, fecal incontinence, rectal prolapse, functional anorectal pain and diverticular disease.
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Title(s): Director, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program; Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9248
Fax #: 617-636-9095
General surgery, advanced abdominal tumors, peritoneal surface malignancies, hepatobiliary/pancreatic/colorectal minimally invasive surgical oncology
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