Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is commonly seen in male patients aged 50 years or older; the underlying pathophysiology may be explained by the stromal-epithelial interaction theory, hormonal expression or by the stem cell theory.
This fact sheet will briefly outline the clinical features of a typical patient with BPH, history taking based on the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS), examination, investigations and the principles of management.
Content – Joanne Thong Yuen Heng; Design – Chia Yen Lek (SIGMUM Committee of 2021/2022)
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