Chronic Prostatitis/Pelvic Pain Syndrome, Noninflammatory (NIH Category IIIB)
Chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome, noninflammatory, is a common form of prostatitis. It causes pain in the pelvic area, where the prostate is located, without symptoms of general illness, infection, or inflammation.
Chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome, noninflammatory, was formerly called prostatodynia.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||J. Curtis Nickel, MD, FRCSC - Urology|
|Last Revised||December 3, 2011|
|By:||Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: December 3, 2011|
|Medical Review:||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
J. Curtis Nickel, MD, FRCSC - Urology
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