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Pathophysiology of BPH, symptoms, and symptom scores 

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

Reg Bruskewitz

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date: 15 June 2021

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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