• Patients with IC/PBS analysed across a wide spectrum of ages at time of diagnosis portrayed a unique symptom profile pattern. • Patients diagnosed at the youngest ages experienced significantly more urinary urgency, frequency, dysuria, dyspareunia and pain in their external genitalia. • Older patients had higher rates of nocturia, urinary incontinence and Hunner's ulcer disease.
The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA. soroushraisbahrami [at] gmail.com
BJU Int. 2012 May;109(9):1356-9
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