Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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Title: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Description: Two-panel drawing shows normal male reproductive and urinary anatomy and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Panel on the left shows the normal prostate and flow of urine from the bladder through the urethra. Panel on the right shows an enlarged prostate pressing on the bladder and urethra, blocking the flow of urine.

Normal prostate and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). A normal prostate does not block the flow of urine from the bladder. An enlarged prostate presses on the bladder and urethra and blocks the flow of urine.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Genitourinary
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: National Cancer Institute
AV Number: CDR462221
Date Created: December 15, 2005
Date Added: August 26, 2008
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.