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Causes of Prostate stones

List of causes of Prostate stones

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Prostate stones) that could possibly cause Prostate stones includes:

  • Secretions of the prostate cannot get out of the gland because of the disarray of the architecture of the ducts due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, an almost universal growth of the prostate in men as they age. It is thought that these secretions dry out or become "inspissated" and form into a round proteinaceous body, much like a pearl in an oyster. They then become calcified
  • Secondary to an infection with insufficiently drained pus and detritus, eventually calcifying

Prostate stones: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Prostate stones: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Prostate stones:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Prostate stones may be found in:


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