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Levator syndrome: A rare disorder where tenderness and spasms of a rectal muscle (levator ani) causes discomfort and pain in the rectal and tailbone area. The episodes of discomfort and pain can recur frequently and may persist for hours. Sitting can aggravate symptoms. The cause of the condition is unknown and although painful, it is harmless. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Levator syndrome is available below.
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