AccessMedicine's Case of the Week: Men's Health

From: Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition


A 14-year-old male presents with his mother, who is worried that he has growing breasts. Over the last 2 or 3 months, the patient has developed swellings beneath both nipples. He denies discharge or pain, but the nipples are tender at times.

Question 1 of 9

You can tell this patient that physiologic gynecomastia (subareolar breast tissue) is a condition that affects:

A: Newborns

B: Adolescents

C: Elderly males

D: All of the above

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