Flashcards in Pathology 3 Deck (7)
Irregular proliferation of both glandular and stromal prostatic tissue?
Benign nodular hyperplasia of Prostate (BNH)
Aetiology of benign nodular hyperplasia of prostate?
Alteration of androgen/oestrogen ration
Region of prostate involved in benign nodular hyperplasia of prostate?
Central (peri-urethral) gland involved --> OESTROGEN RESPONSIVE
Difficulty in starting micturition, poor stream, overflow incontinence
Benign nodular hyperplasia
Complications of BNH?
Bladder hypertrophy, diverticulum formation
If untreated --> hydroureter, hydronephrosis, infection
Drugs which you should give in BNH?
5 alpha reductase inhibitors