IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 4, April 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
AUB Pethiyagoda, K Pethiyagoda
Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are very common presenting complaints in urology practice and is a main cause affecting the quality of life. LUTS are characterized by storage symptoms and voiding symptoms, including urinary frequency, urgency, nocturia, intermittency, hesitancy, incomplete voiding, poor stream and terminal dribbling. In males LUTS typically occurs due to bladder outflow obstruction due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. In women LUTS usually occur due to overactive bladder due to detrusor over activity. The objective of the current study was to evaluate the ethnic distribution of patients presenting with LUTS.