Acute (bacterial) prostatitis:
Acute febrile illness
Systemic symptoms may appear days before localizing urinary symptoms appear.
Patients may appear toxic and usually have a concurrent...
Irritative voiding symptoms:
Frequency, urgency, dysuria
Low back pain
Perineal, suprapubic, or testicular pain
Bladder outlet obstruction and urinary retention
Prostatic abscess requires urgent urologic consultation and transrectal US-guided aspiration.
Patients who appear ill or toxic
Admission generally not warranted unless patient has signs or s...
Obtain a good history to distinguish acute from chronic prostatitis, as longer antibiotic therapy may be warranted.
Consider this diagnosis even in sexually active adolescent males.
Hedayati T, Keegan M. Prostatitis. eMedicine. Available at www.emedicine.medscape.com/article/785418. Updated July 29, 2009.
Pontari MA. Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain sy...
601.0 Acute prostatitis
601.1 Chronic prostatitis
601.9 Prostatitis, unspecified
601.2 Abscess of prostate
098.12 Gonococcal prostatitis (acute)
099.54 Other venereal diseases due to chlamydia tr...
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