Does an asymmetric lobe in digital rectal examination include any risk for prostate cancer? results of 1495 biopsies

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INTRODUCTION Despite the well-known findings related to malignity in DRE such as nodule and induration, asymmetry of prostatic lobes, seen relatively, were investigated in a few studies as a predictor of prostate cancer so that there is no universally expected conclusion about asymmetry. We aimed to compare cancer detection rate of normal, asymmetric or… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2014.0598

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