Prostatitis

Prostatitis is a fairly common urinary tract disorder in men (Krieger et al., 2003) (see Table 40-7). Categories I (acute) and II (chronic) prostatitis are treated as infectious disorders.

Figure 40-12 Circinate balanitis in a patient diagnosed with Reiter's syndrome (arthritis, conjunctivitis, urethritis). (From the CDC Public Health Image Library image 5806. Courtesy Susan Lindsley and Dr. M. Rein.)

The four-glass method for diagnosing and localizing prosta-titis is often recommended but has not been prospectively validated (Stevermer and Easley, 2000).

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