Overactive bladder (OAB) is a syndrome characterized by a frequent and sudden urge to urinate. Exclusion of other causes of urinary frequency, urgency, and urinary incontinence is important for making a diagnosis of OAB. Often, a few simple office and laboratory tests to rule out infection and other pathologic conditions in conjunction with the history and physical examination will suffice for a diagnosis OAB. In complicated cases, demonstration of underlying detrusor overactivity (phasic increases in detrusor pressure) and other tests can be valuable.
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Cite this: Bradley Schwartz. Fast Five Quiz: Overactive Bladder Differential Diagnosis - Medscape - Feb 26, 2021.