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1

Where is the prostate does benign enlargement usually arise from?

Transitional zone

2

What nerve supplies the levator ani muscle?

Pudendal nerve

3

What is the largest zone of the prostate?

Peripheral

4

What zone of the prostate do the ejaculatory ducts span?

Central

5

A middle aged man presents with fever, pain on urination and a tender prostate on DRA

Acute prostatitis

6

What is the most common infecting bacteria is chronic prostatitis?

E Coli

7

What antibiotic is used to treat prostatitis?

Trimethoprin

8

What is the definitive test that tells you if there is an outflow obstuction to the bladder

Urodynamic studies

9

How does an alpha blocker work in BPH?

Relaxes the circular muscle fibres around the bladder outlet

10

How does a 5 alpha uptake inhibitor work in BPH?

Prevents a hydrogen atom being added to testosterone and shrinks the glandular part of the prostate.