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 women.
  • Complicated cystitis is defined as infection in patients with anatomic abnormalities, obstruction, immunosuppression, pregnancy, indwelling catheters, or unusual pathogens.
  • Recurrent cystitis can occur in women, either due to reinfection or recurrence.1

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  • Uncomplicated cystitis is defined as infection of the bladder or lower urinary tract in otherwise healthy, nonpregnant women.
  • Complicated cystitis is defined as infection in patients with anatomic abnormalities, obstruction, immunosuppression, pregnancy, indwelling catheters, or unusual pathogens.
  • Recurrent cystitis can occur in women, either due to reinfection or recurrence.1

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