periurethral zone

periurethral zone

a narrow area of the prostate consisting of the short ducts adjacent to the prostatic urethra. It is sometimes a site of benign prostatic hyperplasia, but not as commonly as the transitional zone.
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The influence of Finasteride on the volume of the peripheral and periurethral zones of the prostate in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia.