prostatism


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pros·ta·tism

 (prŏs′tə-tĭz′əm)
n.
A disorder characterized by decreased force of urination and other obstructive symptoms, usually resulting from enlargement of the prostate gland.

prostatism

(ˈprɒsteɪtɪzəm)
n
(Pathology) the condition caused by an enlarged prostate that obstructs urinary flow

pros•ta•tism

(ˈprɒs təˌtɪz əm)

n.
symptoms of prostate disorder, esp. obstructed urination, as from enlargement of the gland.
[1895–1900]
Translations
prostatisme

pros·ta·tism

n. prostatismo, trastorno debido a una obstrucción del cuello de la vejiga por agrandamiento de la próstata.

prostatism

n prostatismo
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NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, on patients who had clinical symptoms of prostatism.
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After a year or more of this condition, prostate hypertrophy develops, which progresses into a compression of the urethra, causing dysuria and other signs of prostatism.
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Transurethral prostatectomy compared with incision of the prostate in the treatment of prostatism caused by small benign prostate glands.
prostatism, urethral obstructions, and diabetes mellitus) can contribute to paruresis, these problems should be ruled out before diagnosing paruresis (Blaivas, 1998; Vythilingum et al.
Combinations of maximum urinary flow rate and American Urological Association symptom index that are more specific for identifying obstructive and non-obstructive prostatism.
His patient was a 72-year-old man who presented with chronic prostatism and was subsequently found to have a palpable prostatic nodule on rectal examination.
Clinical symptoms of prostatism (dysuria, nocturia and urinary retention) are poor predictors of prostate carcinoma.
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