Infarct of the Prostate
Coagulative necrosis of the prostate gland tissue from a lack of blood supply (Milord et al. 2000).
Rare on biopsy: 0.7%
Men averaged 71 years of age (range, 57–84 years).
Transition zone of the prostate.
No treatment unless with acute urinary retention.
None. It might be followed by acute urinary retention. It may result in sudden rises in serum PSA.
Whitish or yellowish soft areas in the transition zone associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia. The pattern is not specific for infarction.