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KEY FACTS Noninfectious Prostatic Diseases in Dogs

@inproceedings{Gobello2005KEYFN,
  title={KEY FACTS Noninfectious Prostatic Diseases in Dogs},
  author={Cristina Gobello and Yanina A Corrada},
  year={2005}
}
The prostate—the only accessory gland of the genital tract in dogs—is under androgenic control. Common canine prostatic disorders include benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostatitis, cysts, and adenocarcinoma. BPH is a common age-related condition that occurs in 95% of male dogs by 9 years of age. The exact pathogenesis of canine BPH is not completely understood, although it is known that dihydrotestosterone is the key factor in stimulating prostate growth. Clinical signs of BPH include… 
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