Prostate cystic disease

Last revised by Dr Jeremy Jones on 20 Sep 2021

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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Cases and figures

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