Problema: patologie della mammella nell’uomo

  • Walter Krause
  • P. S. H. Soon
  • J. Michael Dixon


La ginecomastia è un aumento di volume della mammella dell’uomo. Il termine deriva dalle parole greche “ψΨνε” (donna) e “μαστgoσ” (mammella). Letteralmente, il termine indica la mammella della donna, per cui il termine “andromastia” sarebbe più adeguato (Leiber 1995).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Krause
    • 1
  • P. S. H. Soon
    • 2
  • J. Michael Dixon
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Andrology and VenerologyUniversity Hospital, Philipp UniversityMarburgGermany
  2. 2.Edinburgh Breast UnitWestern General HospitalEdinburghUK

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