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glossary:gynecomastia

Gynecomastia:

benign enlargement of the male breast resulting from the glandular component of the breast. Specifically iit is a result of the estrogen-androgen hormonal balance changing to favor estrogen. Certain drugs used in treatment of other conditions have also been implicated. Even though a male may have enlargment of the breast area, that does not mean he has a condition called klinefelters_syndrome.

glossary/gynecomastia.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)