The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 59–60 | Cite as

Successful ointment therapy for pruritus ani

  • Laurence G. Bodkin
  • Edgar A. Ferguson
Original contribution


This mixture of amino acids is a specially treated combination from which excess methionine has been removed. This mixture incorporated in a base of a saturated fatty acid di-ester of polyethylene glycol makes a salve, which when applied to areas of pruritus, has shown a superiority far better than anything expected in the treatment of pruritus ani.


Food Allergy Polyethylene Glycol Amino Acid Solution Early Ambulation Normal Bowel Function 
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© Sandfield Publishing Company 1951

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence G. Bodkin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Edgar A. Ferguson
    • 1
  1. 1.Brooklyn
  2. 2.American Board of ProctologyUSA

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