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Disease Prostatic Hyperplasia

Name Prostatic Hyperplasia
Synonyms Adenoma, Prostatic | Adenomas, Prostatic | Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia | Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy | Hyperplasia, Prostatic | Hypertrophy, Benign Prostatic | Prostatic Adenoma | Prostatic Adenomas | Prostatic Hyperplasia, Benign | Prostatic Hypertrophy | Prostatic Hypertrophy, Benign
Definition Increase in constituent cells in the PROSTATE, leading to enlargement of the organ (hypertrophy) and adverse impact on the lower urinary tract function. This can be caused by increased rate of cell proliferation, reduced rate of cell death, or both.
Categories Urogenital disease (male)
MeSH® ID D011470
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DiseasesMale Urogenital Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genital Diseases, Male Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Prostatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Prostatic Hyperplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Prostatic Hyperplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Prostatic stromal proliferation of uncertain malignant potential