From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ejaculatory output of a man with severe hematospermia.
|Classification and external resources|
Hematospermia,[a] the presence of blood in semen, is most often a benign symptom. Among men age 40 or older, hematospermia is a slight predictor of cancer, typically prostate cancer. No specific cause is found in up to 70% of cases.
- The symptom is also known as haematospermia, hemospermia and haemospermia.
- Ksenija B. Stefanovic-Peter C. Gregg-Michael Soung. "Evaluation and Treatment of Hematospermia". American Academy of Family Physicians. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
- Blood in semen: Causes
- 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. doi:10.5173/ceju.2013.01.art25. PMC 3921834. PMID 24578999.