It is a clinical situation in which one or both masculine breasts are more developed than normal, and in many cases similar to the female breast.
Gynecomastia can occur either in adolescence or in any other period of a man’s life. Most often the term gynecomastia refers to the condition lipomastia wherein the abnormal breast volume is a result of fat in the mammary gland (obesity or after weight fluctuation).
Many drugs can cause gynecomastia as doping, alcohol or marijuana, drugs that contain estrogen and health conditions such as cancer and liver disorders.
Who are suitable candidates for surgery?
All healthy men are candidates for surgery to correct gynecomastia.