What is Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is a benign unilateral or bilateral proliferation of mammary glandular tissue. This is the consequence of a hormonal imbalance characterized by an excess of estrogen at the expense of androgens. It is a common male pathology observed at any age. It can be responsible for serious psychosocial problems.
Pseudogynecomastia or adipomastia is a different diagnosis. It is rather a breast hypertrophy caused by an excess of fat without involvement of the mammary glandular tissue.
The family doctor or endocrinologist interviews people for personal history, current medications, and similar cases in the family.
Through careful clinical examination, the characteristics of gynecomastia (unilateral or bilateral, painful or not, soft, firm or hard) are specified. Then, we ask for further examinations such as ultrasound, mammography, and hormonal assessment.
At the end of this step, a malignant pathology is eliminated, including an uncommon breast cancer that can be observed in men and an adipomastia is distinguished from true gynecomastia.
Drug causes: Iatrogenic gynecomastia is the most common among etiologies. The list of responsible drugs is long and is cited as an example; some neuroleptics, allopurinol (used to treat hyperuricemia), spironolactone (indicated in the treatment of high blood pressure), cimetidine (gastric bandage) ... and drugs (hashish, marijuana...).
Endocrine causes: hyperthyroidism.
Paraneoplastic syndrome: related to certain tumours at the expense of kidneys, or liver ...
Genetic causes: Klinefelter syndrome ...
The treatment is primarily etiopathogenic which means that it is necessary to treat the cause, stop a drug or toxic in question, and treat hyperthyroidism.
The indications of surgery are idiopathic gynecomastia in Turkey and Istanbul, the failure of medical treatment, and the persistence of aesthetically disturbing man breast.
When there is an excess fat, the treatment consists of a liposuction by a micro incision under local anesthesia. Cryolipolysis is a non-invasive alternative that has been proven its effectiveness. It consists of inducing a controlled particulate in the cold to destroy the adipocytes (fat cells).
When a true gynecomastia is involved, a small incision is made in the areola and the enlarged mammary gland is removed.
In both cases, the last step involves putting a tight elastic compression to prevent the appearance of edema. The results are simple in the vast majority of cases, the patient can resume physical activity normally.
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The cost of treatment depends on a variety of factors that vary from hospital to hospital. The type of surgery you are going to have and the experience of your surgeon should be taken into consideration.
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