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Breast Cyst Benign Male Anatomy

Males usually have small amounts of breast tissue. This tissue is stimulated by the hormone estrogen. Since most men have little estrogen in their bodies, the breast tissue is not encouraged to grow. However, the ducts and other breast cells present in males can cause benign and serious disease.

Last Updated: Jun 16, 2006 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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