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Gynecomastia Surgery Mumbai is a Professional Website which provides information on important aspects related to Gynecomastia and its corrective surgery procedure. The site enlists various hospitals and clinics that are equipped to perform gynecomastia-related cosmetic surgeries in Mumbai. Visit for more details. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Gynecomastia Surgery Mumbai

  • Common Disorder in males involving enlargement or
    swelling of mammary tissue .
  • It is usually due to imbalance in endocrine
    system leading to a non-cancerous enlargement of
    glandular tissue.

  • Generally, no treatment is required for
  • Pbertal gynecomastia resolves itself in varying
    times ranginging from weeks to 3 years.
  • Diagnosing and treatng the underlying cause of
    disorder is the primary line of treatment.
  • If hypogonadism is the cause- testosterone
    replacement therapy is given

  • In Patients with Idiopathic gynecomastia or
    significant amount of residual condition after
    primary line of treatment has been done medical
    and surgical treament can be instituted.
  • Early treatment of condition gives satisfying
    results while older gynecomastia where fibrotic
    stage has resulted does not receive much benefit
    from medical treatment.

  • Admiinistration of clomiphene, an antiestrogen
    results in nearly 50 reduction of breast size
    and 20 patients get satisfying results with
    through the treatment.
  • Administration of Tamoxifen, an estrogen
    antagonist, is done in recent-onset cases. Nearly
    80 patients get partial to complete resolution.
  • Danazol, synthetic derivative of testosterone is
    also used in some cases to reduce estrogen
    synthesis in testicles.

  • Breast Surgery or Reduction mammoplasty is
    considered for patients affected with macromastia
    (where condition has been long-standing)
    unresponsive to medical treatment.
  • This is basically treatment given for cosmetic
    reasons for the psychosocial well-being of the

  • In some cases, extensive plastic surgery imay be
    required where there is visible sagging of the
    breast tissue due to varied reasons (like weight
  • The reduction surgery for macromastia or
    pseudogynecomastia can be warranted with
  • Endoscopic subcutaneous mastectomy has also been
    found to be effective treatment, according to
    Chinese study involving 65 patients.

  • The endoscopic method of treatment has reportedly
    brought significant results with few operative
    complications including partial nipple necrosis.
  • The post-surgical chest contour was reportedly
    satisfactory to most patients and no recurrences
    were observed in 3- 36 month of follow-up period .

  • Complications of reduction surgery include
    sloughing of tissue that occurs due to
    compromised blood supply, chest- contour
    irregularity, formation of hematoma or serotoma,
    necrosis and permanent numbness in the
    nipple-areolar area.

  • The term Gynecomastia had been coined by Galen in
    2nd century AD.
  • The first recorded description of reduction
    mammaplasty was done by Paulas of Aegina in 7th
    century AD according to western researchers.
  • Today a multi-faceted approach combined with
    surgery is used to effect an optimisation of
    correction of deformity.

  • The fatty component is removed using liposuction
    while the glandular component requires direct
  • The Skin is then redraped or resected over the
    underlying operated tissues.
  • Sometimes the condition of gynecomastia may be
    highly painful in individuals, which indicates
    excessive growth of glandular tissue.

  • Besides physical pain, the emotional,
    psychological and psychosocial status of the
    individual may be in danger due to significant
  • It has been observed that most physicians tend to
    ignore the condition even after its detection.
    Fortunately, there occurs natural recession of
    condition in young boys after puberty, but in
    unresolved cases, dangerous situations can
    result due to ignoramus , cruel peer behaviour.
    This can significantly affect the psychosocial
    status of affected individual.

Learn More
  • For more information on gynecomastia and its
    surgical treatment, please visit the following
    link http//