The aetiology of benign prostatic hypertrophy isnt however known.

The aetiology of benign prostatic hypertrophy isn’t however known, but heredity, increasing age and the current presence of testosterone appear to play a right part. Most patients with BPH present with a mixture of lower urinary system symptoms . The most useful initial investigation for patients with BPH is an ultrasound of the urinary tract, with perseverance of postvoid residual bladder volume. Observation is suitable for patients with mild to moderate symptoms but no complications linked to the BPH.

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