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pros·ta·ti·tis

 (prŏs′tə-tī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the prostate gland.

prostatitis

(ˌprɒstəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the prostate gland

pros•ta•ti•tis

(ˌprɒs təˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the prostate gland.

prostatitis

Inflammation of the prostate gland due to infection of the genitourinary tract.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prostatitis - inflammation of the prostate gland characterized by perineal pain and irregular urination and (if severe) chills and fever
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

pros·ta·ti·tis

n. prostatitis, infl. de la próstata.

prostatitis

n prostatitis f
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Inclusion criteria were as follows: confirmed diagnosis of chronic prostatitis and pain evaluation score [greater than or equal to]1, according to the National Institute of Health-Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (NIH-CPSI); and serum prostatic specific antigen (PSA) >4 ng/mL (with no histological evidence of cancer).
Over 70% of supplemented patients showed at least a 25% improvement in their NIH Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index score.
Investigation of sexual dysfunction among chronic prostatitis patients in high altitude area.
Conditions commonly associated with IC are urinary tract infection, vulvuodynia, vaginitis, and endometriosis in women; chronic prostatitis in men; and chronic pelvic pain and overactive bladder in both genders (Suskind et al.
Chronic prostatitis or chronic pelvic pain syndrome (inflammatory and noninflammatory) represents the vast majority (80 to 90%) of all prostatitis cases.
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That study also examined the link between PIA or prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) and to inflammation or clinical prostatitis, by analyzing 1367 prostate biopsies from 98 patients with a recent history of chronic prostatitis, and 32 patients with biopsies positive for carcinoma, and demonstrated that PIA was found more frequently in biopsy cores containing a severe or moderate inflammatory focus, compared to non-PIA lesions [23].
Chronic prostatitis is a frustrating medical condition that may recur frequently despite long-term, repeated antibiotic therapy.
Schultheiss (19) reports in individuals with chronic prostatitis altered quality of life and wellbeing associated to a disorder of sexuality.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the expression of the orexin receptor in different prostate pathologies, including prostate adenocarcinoma, benign prostate hyperplasia and chronic prostatitis.
A CHRONIC prostatitis - long-term inflammation of the prostate gland - is a difficult condition to treat.

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