Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Enlarged prostate with heterogenous signal and an intact low signal pseudocapsule in its periphery.

Case Discussion

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is an extremely common condition in elderly men and is a major cause of outflow obstruction. Although the term prostatomegaly is often used interchangeably, strictly speaking prostatomegaly may refer to any cause of prostatic enlargement. 

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Case information

rID: 2701
Published: 15th May 2008
Last edited: 25th Dec 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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