Case report: finasteride-induced gynecomastia in a 62-year-old man.


The authors describe a case of bilateral (with left prevalence) gynecomastia in a 62-year-old man after finasteride treatment because of benign prostatic hypertrophy. Finasteride is an inhibitor of 5 alpha-reductase, the enzyme responsible for testosterone metabolism to dihydrotestosterone. In this patient, nonspecific endocrine alterations were found… (More)


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