Nonbacterial Prostatitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 20, 2016
  • Author: Sunil K Ahuja, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
  • Print
DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Carcinoma in situ of the bladder can present with irritative urinary symptoms and should be excluded as a cause of irritative voiding symptoms. Failure to consider this possibility is a serious pitfall because bladder cancer can be cured if diagnosed in the early stages; a delay in diagnosis can result in the development of metastatic disease.

Other conditions to consider are pelvic floor tension myalgia, dysfunctional voiding, and benign prostatic hyperplasia

Go to the overview topic Prostatitis for complete information on this subject.

Differential Diagnoses