Cystitis

Cystitis is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

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  • Uncomplicated cystitis is defined as infection of the bladder or lower urinary tract in otherwise healthy, nonpregnant adult women.
  • Complicated cystitis is defined based on several risk factors including anatomic abnormality, immunosuppression, pregnancy, indwelling catheters, or unusual pathogens.
  • Recurrent cystitis may be seen in women and is usually due to reinfection rather than recurrence.1

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