benign prostatic hyperplasia

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benign prostatic hyperplasia

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A nonmalignant enlargement of the prostate gland commonly occurring in men after the age of 50, and sometimes leading to compression of the urethra and obstruction of the flow of urine.
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Noun1.benign prostatic hyperplasia - enlarged prostate; appears to be part of the natural aging process
hyperplasia - abnormal increase in number of cells
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Most common lesions were Nodular Hyperplasia of Prostate (NHP, clinically known as BPH) followed by Adenocarcinoma and PIN.
Chronic myeloid leukemia resulting in chronic granulocytic sarcoma of prostate is very rare (9-12) and more so association with benign hyperplasia of prostate is not reported in the literature so far.