Last Updated: 2013-04-03
The most frequent urologic diagnosis in men <50 years old.
Commonly caused by Escherichia coli bacteria.
Can cause extreme lower abdominal, ejaculatory, rectal, and perineal pain.
May be successfully treated with antibiotics, but a prolonged course is frequently required if chronic prostatitis follows the acute occurrence.
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