Immune response in hormonally-induced prostatic hyperplasia in the dog.

We induced prostatic enlargement in castrated dogs using either androgen alone or androgen combined with estrogen. In addition to previously reported hyperplastic changes, marked infiltration with immune effector cells was observed. This mononuclear cell infiltrate was phenotypically characterized using CD3 as pan T-lymphocyte marker, CD79 for B-lymphocytes… CONTINUE READING