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Urinary tract CT scan showing mild prostatomegaly. No significant urinary tract abnormality. What does the report mean?

HI I HAVE AN CT UNINARY TRACT SCAN AND THE RESULT WAS THE PROSTAT APPEARS QUITE LARGE BUT ITS OUTLIE APPEEARS SHARP AND THE PERIPROSTATIC FAT APPEARS PRESEVED . NO LYMPHADENOPATHY IS SEEN. CONCLUSION: MILD PROSTATOMEGALY. NO SIGNIFICANT URINNAY TRACT ABNORMALITY. THANK YOU IN ADVENCE FOR HELP FOR ASSESSING MY CONDITION KIND REGARDS J.W
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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prostate is gland located at the base of urinary bladder

urethra passes through to it.

prostate enlarges with age - prostatomegaly

sometimes produce obstruction to flow of urine

and very large prostate can harbor some cancerous material inside

U need to visit your doctor-- urologist get some more tests to ensure

there is no obstruction to flow of urine
there is cancerous material inside- checked via blood PSA test
Answered: Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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