Since the Emperor showed a tendency to be a little concerned about the numbers related to the prostate, he went to a hospital in Tokyo to undergo a detailed histological examination following an MRI examination.

On the 27th, His Majesty the Emperor left the Imperial Palace by car and arrived at a hospital in Tokyo just before 9:00 am.

On the 6th of this month, the Emperor underwent an MRI examination of the prostate at the University of Tokyo Hospital in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, and the Imperial Household Agency said that although an enlarged prostate was recognized as a result, there were no findings of particular concern.

However, the level of a protein secreted by the prostate called PSA is slightly higher than normal, and there is a tendency to be somewhat concerned, so it is possible to undergo a detailed examination to collect tissue from the prostate just in case. is.

The Imperial Household Agency will announce the results of the inspection.

According to close aides, the emperor has no subjective symptoms and is leading a normal life. He attended and spoke with him.