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Gynecomastia: Quiz

  

Question 1: Gynecomastia, pronounced /ˌɡaɪnɨkɵˈmæstiə/, is the development of abnormally large ________ in males resulting in breast enlargement.
Mammary glandNippleLactiferous ductMilk

Question 2: In adolescent boys the condition is often a source of distress, but for the large majority of boys whose pubescent gynecomastia is not due to ________, the breast development shrinks or disappears within a couple of years.
ObesityChildhood obesityObesity hypoventilation syndromeAbdominal obesity

Question 3: Breast prominence can result from hypertrophy of breast tissue, chest ________ and skin, and is typically a combination.
AdipocyteAdipose tissueCollagenBrown adipose tissue

Question 4: The condition can occur physiologically in neonates (due to female hormones from the mother; this is called witches' milk), in ________, and in the elderly.
Developmental psychologyAdolescenceAdultPuberty

Question 5: ________ is sometimes used to prevent gynecomastia in patients with prostate cancer prior to estrogen therapy.
Ionizing radiationNuclear fusionX-rayRadiation therapy

Question 6: Television personality ________ suffered from gynecomastia as a youth inspiring him to pursue a career in physical fitness.
Jay LenoRichard SimmonsLate Show with David LettermanESPN

Question 7: In bodybuilders this may be a result of the use of ________.
DihydrotestosteroneTestosteroneDehydroepiandrosteroneAnabolic steroid
















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