prostate-specific antigen

(PROS-tayt-speh-SIH-fik AN-tih-jen)
A protein made by the prostate gland and found in the blood. Prostate-specific antigen blood levels may be higher than normal in men who have prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or infection or inflammation of the prostate gland. Also called PSA.
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) TestAn??lisis del ant??geno prost??tico espec??fico