[Physiopathological aspects of the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy. Role of prostatic stroma and estrogens].


The hypothesis of the etiopathogenesis of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) on the basis of stroma-epithelium interaction is presented. The fetal prostate has its origin in the urogenital sinus depending on the dehydrotestosterone stimulating the stromal cells having androgenic receptors. This stroma hyperplasia is considered to be the initial factor in… (More)


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