Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) - resourcesResources - benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); Prostate enlargement resources; BPH resources
The following organizations provide information on benign prostatic hyperplasia (prostate enlargement):
The prostate is a gland that produces some of the fluid that carries sperm during ejaculation. The prostate gland surrounds the urethra, the tube th...
- American Academy of Family Physician, Family Doctor -- familydoctor.org/condition/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia-bph/
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases -- www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/urologic-diseases/prostate-problems/prostate-enlargement-benign-prostatic-hyperplasia
- Urology Care Foundation -- www.urologyhealth.org/urology-a-z/b/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia-(bph)
Hyperplasia - illustration
Hyperplasia is the increased cell production of normal tissue in the body which causes the organ to increase in size.
Review Date: 3/16/2021
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