Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) - resourcesResources - benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); Prostate enlargement resources; BPH resources
The following organizations provide information on benign prostatic hyperplasia ( prostate enlargement ):
The prostate is a gland that produces the fluid that carries sperm during ejaculation. The prostate gland surrounds the urethra, the tube through wh...
- National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse -- www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/prostateenlargement/index.htm
- Urology Care Foundation -- www.urologyhealth.org
Hyperplasia - illustration
Hyperplasia is the increased cell production of normal tissue in the body which causes the organ to increase in size.
Review Date: 11/9/2014
Reviewed By: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.