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interstitial cystitis

 

Definition: a chronic inflammatory condition of unknown etiology involving the epithelium and muscularis of the bladder, resulting in reduced bladder capacity, pain relieved by voiding, and severe bladder irritative symptoms.

See Also: Hunner ulcer

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