What are physical findings characteristic of chronic prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS)?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Paul J Turek, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Answer

Physical examination in patients with chronic prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome may reveal the following:

  • Mildly tender or normal prostate on digital rectal examination

  • Tight anal sphincter on digital rectal examination


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