Prostate cystic disease

Prostate cystic disease encompasses a wide variety of pathologies that all result in cyst formation within the prostate.

Prostatic cysts are common, and ~5-8% men will develop one 4,7. However they are much more common in patients being investigated for infertility, with one study showing a 20% prevalence 7.

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Article information

rID: 9102
System: Urogenital
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cystic diseases of the prostate
  • Cystic lesions of the prostate
  • Cystic lesions of the prostate gland
  • Cystic diseases of the prostate gland
  • Prostatic cystic disease
  • Intraprostatic cysts
  • Intraprostatic cyst
  • Differential diagnosis of prostatic cysts
  • Prostate cysts

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Cases and figures

  • Prostatic abscess
    Case 1: prostatic abscess
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    Case 2: midline prostatic cyst
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