aromatase excess syndrome

aromatase excess syndrome

familial syndrome of excessive aromatase activity characterized by precocious puberty in both sexes and gynecomastia in boys and men.
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TABLE 1 Causes of gynecomastia (3,4) Physiologic Neonatal Adolescent Aging-related Drug induced Antiandrogens Antibiotics Antihypertensive agents GI agents Hormones Illicit drugs Psychiatric drugs Decreased androgen production Primary (testicular) hypogonadism Secondary (central) hypogonadism Decreased androgen effect or synthesis Androgen insensitivity syndrome 5[alpha]-Reductase deficiency 17-[beta]-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency Increased estrogen production Adrenal tumor Testicular tumor hCG-secreting tumor Familial aromatase excess syndrome Other Liver disease Thyrotoxicosis Obesity Renal disease Malnutrition GI, gastrointestinal; hCG, human chorionic gonadotropin.