Unilateral breast masses in men over 40: a diagnostic dilemma.

  title={Unilateral breast masses in men over 40: a diagnostic dilemma.},
  author={Deirdre M O'hanlon and P J Kent and Michael John Kerin and H Fred Given},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  volume={170 1},
BACKGROUND Breast enlargement in men is a common condition with advancing age. The main problem in this age group is to differentiate gynecomastia or benign enlargement from carcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Over a 14-year period, 60 patients > or = 40 years old were operated on four unilateral breast masses (11 carcinoma, 49 gynecomastia) at the University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland. The medical records of these patients were reviewed and data were collected from patients' charts and… CONTINUE READING