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BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia): classification code ICD-10

Prostate adenoma, code according to ICD-10 can be set according to the alpha-numeric encoding, in which isolated disease:

  • BPH;
  • benign tumors;
  • fibroadenoma;
  • adenofibroma hypertrophy;
  • hyperplasia of the prostate.

Talk about BPH and individual factors that may exacerbate the disease. As the disease develops? What characteristics can be identified? What features are inherent in the presented problem? Answers to current questions can be found below.

The features of pathology

BPH is one of the most common ailments that concerns the male genitourinary system. For the most part, it develops in elderly and senile age. The increase in size of the prostate may meet almost every 3 men in the age group 50+.

The development of benign tumors due to the fact that men of iron is a leader in violations of hormonal levels during aging. The patient produced a decrease in androgens, which leads to development of gipofizarnogo gonadotropic hormone, stimulating the paraurethral glands.

Схема простатита

Diagnosis of the disease requires special grades and consideration of individual options. Diagnosis according to ICD did not differentiate between all possible variants of development depending on the age of the patient.

After the code was set, is assigned to the appropriate treatment. To date, the number of methods used may vary depending on the severity of the disease. Comprehensive treatment includes:

  • physiotherapy.
  • medication.
  • prostate massage.

Treatment determined by the doctor based on age, severity of symptoms, as well as the size of enlarged glandular tissue. If the case is neglected, there shall be a surgery.

Upon detection of initial symptoms is better to seek the assistance of your doctor. Correct diagnosis will allow to locate the problem at an early stage and to minimize the risk of irreversible consequences.


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2. Tailor A. C. Estrogen metabolism in patients with prostate cancer.- In the book: Modern problems of urology. L. 1967, pp. 190 - 207.