Chronic prostatitis: symptom survey with follow-up clinical evaluation.

  title={Chronic prostatitis: symptom survey with follow-up clinical evaluation.},
  author={Phaik Yeong Cheah and Men Long Liong and Kah Hay Yuen and Chu Leong Teh and Timothy Khor and Jin Rong Yang and Hin Wai Yap and John N. Krieger},
  volume={61 1},
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (National Institutes of Health Category III prostatitis) in Penang, Malaysia and estimate the proportion of cases ascertained by population survey that met consensus clinical criteria for "chronic prostatitis." METHODS One percent of 20 to 50-year-old men in Penang, Malaysia were surveyed using the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index. A clinical evaluation that included lower… CONTINUE READING