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Interstitial cystitis

Disease definition

Interstitial cystitis, also known as bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS), is a rare chronic debilitating urogenital disease characterized by urinary frequency, urgency, and pelvic pain.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Bladder pain syndrome
    • IC/BPS
    • IC/PBS
    • Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome
    • Interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome
    • Painful bladder syndrome
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: N30.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0282488  C0600040  C1720830  C3160917
  • MeSH: D018856
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10011796

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