Epidemiology and evaluation of chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men.

  title={Epidemiology and evaluation of chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men.},
  author={Anthony Schaeffer},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  volume={31 Suppl 1},
Chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS), formerly known as chronic abacterial prostatitis, is characterised by pelvic or perineal pain without evidence of urinary tract infection. It manifests as pain in a variety of areas including the perineum, rectum, prostate, penis, testicles and abdomen [Litwin MS, McNaughton-Collins M, Fowler Jr FJ, Nickel JC, Calhoun EA, Pontari MA, et al. The National Institutes of Health chronic prostatitis symptom index: development and validation of a new outcome… CONTINUE READING
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