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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

What is benign prostatic hyperplasia? Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common conditions to affect men as they get older.  BPH occurs when the prostate grows and blocks the flow of urine out of the bladder. This growth occurs because of a process called hyperplasia.  Hyperplasia is a word that pathologists use …
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Lymph node

What is a lymph node? Lymph nodes are small organs, located in various locations throughout the body. They are connected to the body and to each other by small channels called lymphatics which contain fluid. Lymph nodes are part of the immune system and their primary function is to ‘sample’ the fluids that circulate around …
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