From bladder to systemic syndrome: concept and treatment evolution of interstitial cystitis

@inproceedings{Dinis2015FromBT,
  title={From bladder to systemic syndrome: concept and treatment evolution of interstitial cystitis},
  author={Sara Teot{\'o}nio Dinis and Joana Tavares de Oliveira and Rui Barbosa Pinto and Francisco Cruz and C. A. Tony Buffington and Paulo Dinis},
  booktitle={International journal of women's health},
  year={2015}
}
Interstitial cystitis, presently known as bladder pain syndrome, has been recognized for over a century but is still far from being understood. Its etiology is unknown and the syndrome probably harbors different diseases. Autoimmune dysfunction, urothelial leakage, infection, central and peripheral nervous system dysfunction, genetic disease, childhood trauma/abuse, and subsequent stress response system dysregulation might be implicated. Management is slowly evolving from a solo act by the end… CONTINUE READING
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