Anabolic-androgenic Steroid Use Among Gynecomastia Patients: Prevalence and Relevance to Surgical Management

This study aims to compare patient characteristics, surgical outcomes, and surgical management of gynecomastia correction in AAS users versus nonusers. Methods A retrospective cohort study was performed with patients who underwent bilateral gynecomastia reduction surgery between January 2005 and August 2015 by a single surgeon at an academic hospital. Demographic data, AAS usage details, operative documentation, and follow-up outcomes were reviewed. Results A total of 964 cases were reviewed. Eleven percent (n = 105) of the patients had a history of AAS use. Compared with non-AAS users, AAS users were older at time of gynecomastia onset (15 years vs 13 years, P
Source: Annals of Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: Breast Surgery Source Type: research

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To investigate the feasibility of single-port endoscopic mastectomy via the lateral chest approach in the treatment of Simon grade II gynecomastia. Data from 12 patients with grade II gynecomastia admitted from January 2017 to November 2018 were retrospectively analyzed, and related satisfaction surveys were conducted 6 months after the operation. All surgeries were successfully performed under single-port endoscopy, and no patients were converted to open surgery. There were no serious complications related to the surgery, and all the patients were satisfied with the postoperative appearance. The application of single-p...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Quality Improvement Study Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Academic RadiologyAuthor(s): Mohamad Ali Kazemi, Samira Hemmati, Behnaz Moradi, Hashem Sharifian, Kavous Firooznia, Nasrin Nikravangolsefid
Source: Academic Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
In this study, we describe two male siblings with mild intellectual disability, global developmental delay, short stature, microcephaly, and nyctalopia. Whole exome sequencing of the affected siblings and the parents identified a missense var iant (c.413C >  G) in thePHF6 gene, which leads to alteration of a serine residue at position 138 to cysteine. This mutation is located in a highly conserved region. Sanger sequencing confirmed the segregation of this mutation in the family in an X-linked recessive fashion. Multiple mass spectrometry-based proteomic studies have reported phosphorylation at serine 138 ...
Source: Journal of Molecular Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
We report a case that occurred in the breasts of a 62-year-old man. A clinical diagnosis of gynecomastia was initially made. Partial mastectomy was done and MSL was reported on histopathologic examination. Our literature search revealed no previous case of MSL in the breast reported from our environment.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
Background: 47,XXY commonly known as Klinefelter syndrome (KS) is the most common male sex chromosome aneuploidy. The syndrome is characterized by hypotonicity, developmental delays, learning disabilities, and psychosocial problems during infancy/childhood and low testosterone production (hypogonadism) in adolesence/adulthood. Untreated, adolescents and adults may develop gynecomastia, osteoporosis and most commonly, infertility. The current standard of care offers treatment for KS at the onset of puberty for boys following molecular diagnosis.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research
In conclusion, immunoglobulins exhibit limited benefit on immune ‐neuropathy in patients with coexisting KD.
Source: Clinical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research
Conditions:   Gynecomastia;   Delayed Wound Healing Interventions:   Drug: Nitroglycerin Paste;   Drug: Dermabond Sponsor:   Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Recruiting
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Conclusions: Combining PBRT, PLNRT, and LT-ADT had an acceptable PFS in patients with significant post-operative risk factors for recurrence. While therapy was well-tolerated, long-term hypogonadism was a substantial risk. Further investigations are needed to determine if this combination is beneficial.Trial registration: NCT01255891.
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsClosed-suction drains may reduce rates of clinically significant seromas requiring needle aspiration. Though drains carry their own pertinent adverse effects (e.g., patient discomfort and anxiety, cost, and additional clinic visits), there remains no universal standard of care and surgeon practices vary widely. Given the potential to reduce seroma rates, we recommend that surgeons consider placing drains and discuss with patients the benefits and risks of drains after surgical treatment of gynecomastia.Level of Evidence IVThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full d...
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research
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