gynaecomastia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

gynaecomastia

(ˌɡaɪnɪkəʊˈmæstɪə) or

gynecomastia

n
(Pathology) abnormal overdevelopment of the breasts in a man. Also called: gynaecomasty
[C19: from gynaeco- + Greek mastos breast]
Translations
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
3%), gynaecomastia (20%) and spider naevi (20%) satisfying the inclusion criteria.
The same technique is also occasionally used as part of the treatment of certain conditions such as gynaecomastia (the development of breast tissue in men), and lipomas (non-cancerous fatty lumps).
Joy and Segwapa, from the Sefako Makgatho Health Science University, Pretoria, describe 9 cases of gynaecomastia treated with mastectomy via circumareolar approach.
To stop funding for surgery for gynaecomastia (enlarged breasts in men) - this would not apply when the condition is caused by cancer treatment.
Patients with chronic liver disease were excluded by evaluating clinical signs of chronic liver disease involving clubbing, palmar erythrema, duputryen contracture, hair loss, gynaecomastia, spider naevi, cambel de morgan spots, enlarged liver span and spleen, presence of ascites and confirmation by ultrasonographic evidence of heterogenous parenchymal echotexture of liver regardless of the etiology contributing or isolated ultrasonographic evidence without clinical signs.
Schmitt, "Pseudoangiomatous hyperplasia of mammary stroma associated with gynaecomastia," Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol.
Side-effects that lead to stigmatisation, such as lipoatrophy (stavudine, zidovudine), diarrhoea and flatulence (lopinavir/ritonavir) and gynaecomastia (efavirenz), may be intolerable.
As this self-indulgent trend continues to gain momentum in the Middle East, Dr Vigo said the men in the relationship will likely opt for gynaecomastia surgery (reduction or correction of over-developed, enlarged breasts) and liposuction.
Male partial hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism with gynaecomastia and metabolic syndrome.
1] has a number of unwanted adverse effects, including erectile dysfunction, hot flushes, anemia, muscle atrophy, obesity, gynaecomastia, mood changes, depression and alterations in lipid metabolism.
These intermediates can also be converted to the oestrogens, which may cause gynaecomastia and hepatic dysfunction.