What can you tell me about a type of arthritis called osteitis pubis?
Osteitis pubis is an uncommon and often painful inflammatory condition affecting the symphysis pubis — the joint between the pubic bones of the pelvis. Causes include:
Signs and symptoms of osteitis pubis may include:
A doctor can make a diagnosis of osteitis pubis by:
Treatment may include:
Osteitis pubis is an uncommon and often painful inflammatory condition affecting the joint between the pubic bones of the pelvis (symphysis pubis).
Last Updated: 01/17/2006
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