Sign up & Download
Sign in

Gynecomastia - an update

by Gwen Pearlman, Harold E Carlson
The Endocrinologist ()

Abstract

Gynecomastia is a common condition that is frequently evaluated by endocrinologists. In most cases, male breast enlargement results from an excess of stimulatory estrogenic influences over inhibitory androgenic effects on the breast. Diagnostic evaluation is directed at excluding breast malignancy and establishing the cause of the gynecomastia. Medical therapy with tamoxifen appears to be frequently effective. (C) 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

Cite this document (BETA)

Readership Statistics

2 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
 
by Academic Status
 
50% Student (Bachelor)
 
50% Other Professional

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Already have an account? Sign in