adolescent gynecomastia


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adolescent gynecomastia

Internal medicine A condition that affects ±15% of ♂ at puberty, caused by growth of glandular tissue and enlargement of the breasts in response to the hormones; typically the enlargement is minimal and self-correcting, but may be severe enough to require corrective mammoplasty
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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