Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

Presentation

Frequency of micturation, weak stream with hesitancy.

Patient Data

Age: 63 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Markedly enlarged prostate. It weighs about 155 g. The residual urine postmicturation = 44 ml.

The median lobe of the prostate indents the bladder base.

Case Discussion

Benign prostatic hyperplasia with postmictutration residual and diffuse bladder wall thickening with reduced urinary bladder capacity.This is a very common condition in older males. 

Ultrasound has difficulty distinguishing benign from malignant prostate pathology.

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Case information

rID: 34645
Case created: 2nd Mar 2015
Last edited: 27th Jun 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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