Some men develop breast hypertrophy, which is called gynecomastia. Gynecomastia is defined as the excessive development of the mammary glands in men, causing a real excess of breasts to feminize a male figure.

What are the causes of gynecomastia?

The development of the chest in men can have two causes: the concentration of fat or / and an excess of the mammary gland.

A concentration of fat: adipomastia

Male breast enlargement can be caused by the concentration of fat, it is an adipomastia. This type of male breast enlargement is often found in obese or overweight men. The correction of this excess of breast in men is done by a liposuction procedure.

Glandular gynecomastia

The development of the male chest can be caused by an excess of the mammary gland. This is called glandular gynecomastia. This development of breast hypertrophy in men can be temporary or permanent. This excess of breast on a male figure is often badly experienced especially when it concerns young men in their teens. Gynecomastia is often found in men in their fifties. This state of affairs can be explained, among other things, by the decrease in testosterone secretion. The surgeon will remove the excess of mammary glands responsible for the breast hypertrophy. When gynecomastia persists and becomes permanent, only surgery can correct this aspect.

Adipomastia + glandular gynecomastia

When the development of the male breast is caused by an excess of mammary glands accompanied by an excess of fat, the surgeon can, in the same operation time, proceed to the liposuction of the localized fat (adipomastia).