Interstitial cystitis

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Interstitial cystitis

Synonyms: Bladder pain syndrome | IC/BPS | IC/PBS | Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome | Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome | Painful bladder syndrome

A rare non-infectious chronic and most often progressive disease of the urinary bladder. It is characterized by varying combinations and extent of pain urinary frequency (pollakisuria) nocturia and urgency. Interstitial cystitis (IC) has a broad intersection with Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS) and Overactive Bladder (OAB).

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: // Data version September 2023.

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