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Gynecomastia Summary

Description: Enlargement of the BREAST in the males, caused by an excess of ESTROGENS. Physiological gynecomastia is normally observed in NEWBORNS; ADOLESCENT; and AGING males.

Also Known As: Adolescent Gynecomastia; Infant Gynecomastia; Male Breast Enlargement; Newborn Gynecomastia; Breast Enlargement, Male Show All >>

Networked: 1040 relevant articles (51 outcomes, 79 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Gynecomastia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tamoxifen : 15 outcomes 11 studies in 42 results : FDA 12 Generic
  2. Testosterone (Sustanon) : 6 outcomes 6 studies in 102 results : FDA 13
  3. Estrogens (Estrogen) : 3 outcomes 11 studies in 162 results : FDA 1
  4. bicalutamide (Casodex) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 23 results : FDA 12 Generic
  5. Spironolactone (Aldactone) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 60 results : FDA 38 Generic
  6. Aromatase Inhibitors : 3 outcomes in 10 results : IBA
  7. Aromatase (CYP19) : 1 outcome 10 studies in 45 results : IBA
  8. Hormones : 1 outcome 7 studies in 80 results : IBA
  9. Estradiol (Estrace) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 60 results : FDA 44 Generic
  10. Prolactin : 1 outcome 4 studies in 45 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Gynecomastia

  1. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer)
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Galactorrhea
  4. Lipoma (Lipomata)
  5. Lipomatosis
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Key Therapies for Gynecomastia

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  1. Lipectomy (Liposuction) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 59 results
  2. Radiotherapy : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 17 results
  3. Mastectomy (Mammectomy) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results
  4. Mammaplasty (Breast Reconstruction) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 19 results
  5. Catheters : 2 outcomes in 4 results
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