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Pudendal neuralgia

Disease definition

Pudendal neuralgia (PN) is a chronic neuropathic pain, aggravated by sitting and for which no organic cause can be found by imaging studies. It is often associated with pelvic dysfunction.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Alcock syndrome
    • Pudendal algia
    • Pudendal nerve entrapment syndrome
    • Pudendal neuralgia by pudendal nerve entrapment
    • Pudendalgia
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: M79.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1997249  C3178970
  • MeSH: D060545
  • GARD: 10713
  • MedDRA: -

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