Gynecomastia causes serous psychological disorders and the adaptation in young people

The augmentations of mammary glands prominent in men are called Gynecomastia.

This fact causes serious psychological disorders and adaptation in young people.

When this occurs before and after puberty, the pediatrician and endocrinologist assessment is accurate.

However, after the evaluation remains, the only adequate treatment is gynecomastia.

Gynecomastia may be glandular, in which the augmentation of the tissue is due to hypertrophy of the mammary gland, either fat, is the false gynecomastia in which the breast augmentation is because of the fat accumulation and is directly related to obesity; in mixed gynecomastia appears a glandular central component surrounded by fatty tissue.

The intervention is performed with local anesthesia and sedation without the necessity of hospital admission.

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The surgery consists of performing a liposuction in the entire chest area to drain the fat and if it is needed a small incision in the lower half of the areola to remove the excess of mammary gland.