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London: Britain's King Charles has sought treatment for an enlarged prostate, Buckingham Palace said on Wednesday, adding that the condition was benign and he would attend hospital next week for a corrective procedure.

The palace said the king's engagements would be postponed for a short period of recuperation.

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The announcement came less than two hours after it was announced that his daughter-in-law Kate, the Princess of Wales, had undergone abdominal surgery.