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Urol Clin North Am. 2016 May;43(2):203-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2016.01.013.

Testosterone Deficiency and the Prostate.

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1
Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, 150 East 32nd Street, Second Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA. Electronic address: Joseph.alukal@nyumc.org.
2
Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine, 150 East 32nd Street, Second Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA.

Abstract

Male hormonal physiology plays an important role in the function and development of the prostate. Moreover, benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer, two common and bothersome conditions of the prostate, are also influenced by hormonal activity. This article reviews the existing data regarding these complex relationships.

KEYWORDS:

Benign prostatic hyperplasia; Dihydrotestosterone; Prostate cancer; Sexual development; Testosterone deficiency

PMID:
27132577
DOI:
10.1016/j.ucl.2016.01.013
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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