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Pathophysiology of BPH, symptoms, and symptom scores 

Pathophysiology of BPH, symptoms, and symptom scores
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Pathophysiology of BPH, symptoms, and symptom scores
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Reg Bruskewitz

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199572779.003.0003
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date: 08 August 2020

Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) reflect outlet obstruction and irritative symptoms

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a histological diagnosis and not a “disease”.

Prostatic enlargement is not closely correlated with the degree of obstruction to urine flow or to the presence of LUTS

Over active bladder is common in many patients with BPH and LUTS.

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