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literature on Herpes simplex virus and cystitis

ESSIC uses the name bladder pain syndrome (BPS) instead of interstitial cystitis (IC) and/or painful bladder syndrome (PBS):
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  • Atypical genital herpes: report of five cases.
    Uusküla A, Raukas E. Scand J Infect Dis 2004;36:37-9
    • 5 case histories are presented of clinically atypical genital herpes (HSV detected with the polymerase chain reaction) collected from a private outpatient clinic specializing in dermatological and venereal diseases
    • tThe clinical presentations included mucopurulent cervicitis, haemorrhagic cystitis, recurrent urethritis, and lower back pain.

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