Lower urinary tract symptoms

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are a constellation of symptoms including 1:

  • poor stream despite straining
  • hesitancy, frequency and incomplete emptying of the bladder
  • nocturia

Although they are most frequently encountered in men with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) they are also found in older women 1. As such, causes include 1

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Article information

rID: 13073
System: Urogenital
Tag: bladder
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • LUTS
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)

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