International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 11, November 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


The Relationship Between Prostate Volume and Prostate Specific Antigen in Benign and Malignant Prostatic Lesions
      Ikeh CN, Uchendu E, Orji MO, Oboke OS, Odoemene CA
Abstract: BACKGROUND: Men often have prostatic lesions especially with advancement in age above 50 years. Lesions of the prostate are common health problems globally with prostate cancer said to be the second commonest malignancy in men. Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) is a nonspecific marker but very sensitive for prostatic lesions. Benign and malignant prostatic lesions cause appreciable enlargement of the gland and significant rise in PSA. Transrectal ultrasonography is a readily available and affordable imaging modality for evaluating the prostate.

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Ikeh CN, Uchendu E, Orji MO, Oboke OS, Odoemene CA (2019); The Relationship Between Prostate Volume and Prostate Specific Antigen in Benign and Malignant Prostatic Lesions; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 9(11) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.11.2019.p9599
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