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excessive development of the breasts in males

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Subjects with XY males on karyotyping and with a spectrum of phenotypes, like hypospadias, azoospermia, gynecomastia and ambiguous genitalia, were included, while all previously-diagnosed cases of AIS and 5-ARD deficiency on treatment were excluded.
In this study, our aim was to assess the relationship between gynecomastia and tumor markers, histologic subtypes, and prognosis in patients with testicular germ cell cancers.
In addition, Gynecomastia can be a symptom of certain cancers and problems involving the testis, thyroid gland, liver, or kidneys.
In our clinical sample 25.6% of patients showed gynecomastia on CT imaging (21 of 82 patients) (Figure 1).
Several medications may cause gynecomastia, including hormone therapy drugs used to treat prostate cancer; finasteride (Proscar[R], Propecia[R]) and dutasteride (Avodart[R]), which treat benign prostate enlargement; anti-anxiety drugs such as diazepam (Valium[R]); certain antibiotics and antifungal drugs; blood pressure drugs known as calcium channel blockers; spironolactone (Aldactone[R]); amiodarone (Cordarone[R]); and heartburn drugs such as Cimetidine (Tagamet[R]).
There are two types of gynecomastia:True gynecomastia: this is where you get increased breast glandular tissue.
A 47-year-old man with no significant medical history presented with a 2-year history of gradually enlarging bilateral gynecomastia and left breast tenderness.
A 27-year-old male was found to have bilateral gynecomastia during an annual health examination.
For many urologists, gynecomastia is used as a general term for breast tissue enlargement, most often occurring as a side effect of androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer with a cumulative prevalence of up to 70% [1].
Several researchers have found a link between the condition, medically known as the endocrine system disorder Gynecomastia, and the beer's flavoring and stability agent, hops.
The factors that lead to breast cancer in men are family history, history of radiation exposure of the chest, enlargement of breasts (called gynecomastia) from drug or hormone treatments, consumption of estrogen, a rare genetic condition called Klinefelter[yen]AaAaAeAcs syndrome, severe liv disease and diseases of the testicles such as mumps orchitis, a testicular injury, or an undescended testicle.
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Furthermore, incidentally detected cases have been reported in male patients, particularly during biopsies performed due to gynecomastia (2).
They tend to go for almost hair transplant, gynecomastia or liposuction," he added.
Whether gynecomastia is a risk factor for MBC is unclear, but some authors have reported its association with breast cancer in men.