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Irregular proliferation of both glandular and stromal prostatic tissue?

Benign nodular hyperplasia of Prostate (BNH)

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Aetiology of benign nodular hyperplasia of prostate?

Hormonal imbalance
Alteration of androgen/oestrogen ration

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Region of prostate involved in benign nodular hyperplasia of prostate?

Central (peri-urethral) gland involved --> OESTROGEN RESPONSIVE

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Difficulty in starting micturition, poor stream, overflow incontinence

Benign nodular hyperplasia

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Complications of BNH?

Bladder hypertrophy, diverticulum formation
If untreated --> hydroureter, hydronephrosis, infection

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Drugs which you should give in BNH?

Alpha blockers
5 alpha reductase inhibitors

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Alpha blockers and 5 alpha reductase inhibitors are used in the treatment of what?

BNH