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Prostatic Hyperplasia

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.

Year introduced: 1996

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Tree Number(s): C12.294.565.500

MeSH Unique ID: D011470

Entry Terms:

  • Hyperplasia, Prostatic
  • Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Adenoma, Prostatic
  • Adenomas, Prostatic
  • Prostatic Adenomas
  • Prostatic Adenoma
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Prostatic Hyperplasia, Benign
  • Prostatic Hypertrophy, Benign
  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Hypertrophy, Benign Prostatic

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