The stones of the prostate

The true gems of the prostate are formed in the thickness of its parenchyma. The core of prostatic stones consists of amyloid Taurus and exfoliating epithelium, forming a conglomerate, which usually forms salts (calcium phosphate).
Stones prostate yellowish, from 0.1 to 1 cm in diameter, single or multiple. They are located in a separate lobules or grouped in pathological cavities of the prostate.
Stones prostate cause inflammatory changes in circumference follicular cancer. In the prostate are observed atrophic processes that lead to thinning of the gland itself and its transformation into connective tissue bag, filled with pus and stones. Stones can punch the wall thinning of the bag and stand out through the urethra or rectum.
Small stones that do not cause inflammation of the prostate gland, malosimptomna and often not recognized. With the development of prostatitis appears frequent, painful urination, terminal hematuria, pain in the perineum, painful and difficulty in ejaculation.
At a palpation are increased, dense, often irregular, painful prostate. It is sometimes flabby, clearly defined crepitus (the crunch of stones).
Review x-ray shadows of the rocks, projecting into the pubic region of articulation below outlines bladder (Fig. 99).
Small, oligosymptomatic stones prostate not require removal. Large stones that cause acute prostatitis or abstsedirovanie prostate removed by perineal or suprapubic rasputinoj prostatectomii.

the stones of the prostate radiograph
Figure 99. The stones of the prostate. Overview radiograph.