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Prostatic Hyperplasia

"Prostatic Hyperplasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Increase in constituent cells in the PROSTATE, leading to enlargement of the organ (hypertrophy) and adverse impact on the lower urinary tract function. This can be caused by increased rate of cell proliferation, reduced rate of cell death, or both.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prostatic Hyperplasia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Prostatic Hyperplasia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 302 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 1995
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