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Descriptor English: Gynecomastia
Descriptor Spanish: Ginecomastia
Descriptor Portuguese: Ginecomastia
Descriptor French: Gynécomastie
Entry term(s): Adolescent Gynecomastia
Breast Enlargement, Male
Enlargement, Male Breast
Gynecomastia, Adolescent
Gynecomastia, Infant
Gynecomastia, Newborn
Infant Gynecomastia
Male Breast Enlargement
Newborn Gynecomastia
Tree number(s): C17.800.090.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006177
Scope note: Enlargement of the BREAST in the males, caused by an excess of ESTROGENS. Physiological gynecomastia is normally observed in NEWBORNS; ADOLESCENT; and AGING males.
Annotation: check tags HUMANS & MALE
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 6328
Unique ID: D006177
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Gynecomastia - Preferred
Concept UI M0009717
Scope note Enlargement of the BREAST in the males, caused by an excess of ESTROGENS. Physiological gynecomastia is normally observed in NEWBORNS; ADOLESCENT; and AGING males.
Preferred term Gynecomastia
Entry term(s) Breast Enlargement, Male
Enlargement, Male Breast
Male Breast Enlargement
Infant Gynecomastia - Narrower
Concept UI M0458830
Preferred term Infant Gynecomastia
Entry term(s) Gynecomastia, Infant
Gynecomastia, Newborn
Newborn Gynecomastia
Adolescent Gynecomastia - Narrower
Concept UI M0458829
Preferred term Adolescent Gynecomastia
Entry term(s) Gynecomastia, Adolescent



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