Gynecomastia in adolescents

@article{Nordt2008GynecomastiaIA,
  title={Gynecomastia in adolescents},
  author={Christina A Nordt and Amy D. DiVasta},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={20},
  pages={375–382}
}
Purpose of review Gynecomastia is a common finding in adolescent men. The primary care provider should feel equipped to thoroughly evaluate this condition and to differentiate physiologic from pathologic breast enlargement. The present review focuses on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, evaluation, and treatment of gynecomastia during adolescence. Recent findings While gynecomastia has long been attributed to an imbalance between estrogen and androgen concentrations, recent literature has begun… 
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