Gynecomastia

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Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia is an enlargement of the mammary gland in men. We distinguish:

  1. True gynecomastiamammary gland proliferation;
  2. Pseudogynekomastia – increased fat in the breast area;

Physiologically

  • in newborns;
  • in puberty;
  • in men going into a senium.

Pathologically:

Therapy:

The course of surgical removal

Gynecomastia in men can also be removed surgically by performing a plastic operation, where an incision is made around the areola. This operation takes place under general anaesthesia.[3]

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  1. VISOOTSAK, Jeannie – GRAHAM, John M. Klinefelter syndrome and other sex chromosomal aneuploidies. Orphanet J Rare Dis [online]2006, vol. 1, p. 42, Available from <https://ojrd.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1750-1172-1-42>. ISSN 1750-1172. 
  2. Zvětšení prsou u mužů je běžné. Idnes [online]. Praha, 2007 [cit. 2021-10-27]. Dostupné z: https://www.idnes.cz/onadnes/zdravi/zvetseni-prsou-u-muzu-je-bezne.A070920_095937_zdravi_bad
  3. Gynekomastie. Medicom Clinic [online]. [cit. 2021-10-27]. Dostupné z: https://www.medicomclinic.cz/gynekomastie

Literature[edit | edit source]

  • MAREK, Josef – BRODANOVÁ, Marie, et al. Vnitřní lékařství Svazek VI.. two edition. Praha : nakladatelství Galen, 2002. 266 pp. pp. 102 – 111. ISBN 80-7262-169-6.


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