Benign prostatic hyperplasia (MRI)

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 (BPH) 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
Case created: 15th May 2008
Last edited: 15th Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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