TITLE

prostatism

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1790
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition to the term "prostatism" is presented. Prostatism is a chronic disorder of the prostate gland. The condition is depicted by an enlargement of the gland which results in the obstruction of the flow of urine. It is characterized by frequent uncomfortable urination and nocturia. The causes include benign hypertrophy, carcinoma and prostatitis.
ACCESSION #
21242433

 

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