gynecomastia

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excessive development of the breasts in males

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Gynaecomastia isn't related to breast cancer, but if you're worried about breast swelling see your GP as soon as possible.
Most operations to treat gynaecomastia are performed under general anaesthesia, or sometimes under local anaesthesia with sedation, with a price-tag of around PS2,000-PS4,000.
Several frequently used medications may produce gynaecomastia and those drugs that have been definitely and probably implicated in increasing risk are detailed in Table 1, Table 2 (2, 3).
Our patients with NF1 had other endocrinological conditions, such as obesity (n=7), hirsutism (n=2), short stature (n=18), precocious puberty (n=6) and gynaecomastia (n=2).
Joy and Segwapa, from the Sefako Makgatho Health Science University, Pretoria, describe 9 cases of gynaecomastia treated with mastectomy via circumareolar approach.
Side effects reported were nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and breast enlargement in male patients (gynaecomastia).
To stop funding for surgery for gynaecomastia (enlarged breasts in men) - this would not apply when the condition is caused by cancer treatment.
Patients with chronic liver disease were excluded by evaluating clinical signs of chronic liver disease involving clubbing, palmar erythrema, duputryen contracture, hair loss, gynaecomastia, spider naevi, cambel de morgan spots, enlarged liver span and spleen, presence of ascites and confirmation by ultrasonographic evidence of heterogenous parenchymal echotexture of liver regardless of the etiology contributing or isolated ultrasonographic evidence without clinical signs.
An aromatase-producing sex-cord tumour resulting in prepubertal gynaecomastia. N Engl J Med 1991;324:317-22.
Side-effects that lead to stigmatisation, such as lipoatrophy (stavudine, zidovudine), diarrhoea and flatulence (lopinavir/ritonavir) and gynaecomastia (efavirenz), may be intolerable.
As this self-indulgent trend continues to gain momentum in the Middle East, Dr Vigo said the men in the relationship will likely opt for gynaecomastia surgery (reduction or correction of over-developed, enlarged breasts) and liposuction.
Male partial hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism with gynaecomastia and metabolic syndrome.
Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), a mainstay of prostate cancer treatment,[sup.1] has a number of unwanted adverse effects, including erectile dysfunction, hot flushes, anemia, muscle atrophy, obesity, gynaecomastia, mood changes, depression and alterations in lipid metabolism.[sup.2] The development of castrate-resistant prostate growth is inevitable in most patients.