Monthly Archives: April 2015

Hyperplasia Vs. Hypertrophy

April 5, 2015

As you research prostatic enlargement you may come across two similar terms Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy. Both can be shortened to BPH and the terms are of often used interchangeably by patients and clinicians alike. While both represent an increase in the size of the prostate, the two phrases do have slightly different meanings.