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Hematospermia

Hematospermia
The ejaculatory output of a man with severe hematospermia.
Classification and external resources
ICD-9-CM 608.82
DiseasesDB 31879
eMedicine med/3466
MeSH D051516

Hematospermia,[1] the presence of blood in semen, is most often a benign symptom.[1] Among men age 40 or older, hematospermia is a slight predictor of cancer, typically prostate cancer.[2] No specific cause is found in up to 70% of cases.[3]

Notes

  1. ^ The symptom is also known as haematospermia, hemospermia and haemospermia.

References

  1. ^ Ksenija B. Stefanovic-Peter C. Gregg-Michael Soung. "Evaluation and Treatment of Hematospermia".  
  2. ^ Blood in semen: Causes
  3. ^ Akhter, W; Khan, F; Chinegwundoh, F (April 2013). "Should every patient with hematospermia be investigated? A critical review". Central European Journal of Urology 66 (1): 79–82.  
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