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pruritus ani pruritus a·ni (ā'nī)
n.
Itching of varying intensity localized at the anus.

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  • Pruritus vulvæ is at times due to irritating discharges, and pruritus ani occasionally to hemorrhoids and seat-worms.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon
  • An aggravated form of pruritus ani is much more trying to physical endurance than severe pain.

    Intestinal Ills Alcinous Burton Jamison
  • These hypertrophied tabs or folds, like pruritus ani, are symptoms of proctitis.

    Intestinal Ills Alcinous Burton Jamison
  • I have yet to meet the first case of pruritus ani that is without the presence of the channels above described.

    Intestinal Ills Alcinous Burton Jamison
  • I will leave it to a jury composed of those who have been cured of pruritus ani.

    Intestinal Ills Alcinous Burton Jamison

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