pruritus ani

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Noun1.pruritus ani - chronic itching of the skin around the anus
pruritus - an intense itching sensation that can have various causes (as by allergies or infection or lymphoma or jaundice etc.)
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Male and female patients of more than 20 years and above, representing all ethnic groups and areas of Pakistan presenting with bleeding per rectum with or without associated symptoms like mucosal prolapse, discharge, pruritis ani and pain as well having being diagnosed on history and proctoscopy findings like visible bleeding and engorged anal cushions were included in the study.
It commonly causes benign symptoms like pruritis ani and restless sleep but can conveniently mimic acute appendicitis leading to negative appendectomy.
anal pain, constipation, diarrhea, pruritis ani and mucous discharge per rectum was kept.