Perianal abscess mimicking levator ani syndrome: a case report and approach to the differential diagnosis of anorectal pain.
August 22, 2017
Objective: To present the clinical management and comprehensive differential diagnosis of a patient with anorectal pain from a perianal abscess. Clinical Features: A 41-year-old woman presented with pain localized to her perianal and gluteal region, accompanied by internal and external rectal pain. Prior to presentation, the patient had received a working diagnosis of levator ani