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Pruritus ani and vulvae are two of the most annoying and obstinate conditions with which the general practitioner comes into contact, and his therapeutic attempts are usually unsuccessful. That some of the forms of this affection are fungal in origin is not generally known, as there is no description of it given in the textbooks, although this form was described by Castellani as a separate entity some years ago. The patient complains of a very severe pruritus, not as a rule continuous, but at intervals. It is often worse at night, but attacks of unbearable itching may come on at
Pruritus Ani and Pruritus Vulvae of Fungal Origin.. Ann Intern Med. ;1:193–194. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-3-193
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(3):193-194.
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