Diagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis: A Comment on Glomerulations

  • Gjertrud Egge WennevikEmail author


Thirty years ago Sant recognized that glomerulations were not pathognomonic for BPS. And it was recognized that glomerulations were present in many other conditions such as radiation cystitis and carcinoma in situ. This is still true today. And studies published in recent years showed that glomerulations also appear in a range of other conditions, such as upper urinary tract stones, BPH/LUTS and prostatitis, as well as in asymptomatic populations [1–6].


Glomerulations Interstitial Cystitis Radiation Cystitis Asymptomatic Population Urinary Tract Stones 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UrologyZealand University HospitalRoskildeDenmark

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