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Gynecomastia No Laughing Matter

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 6:36 PM

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Jokes about 'man boobs' diminish as male breast removal is becoming big business, nationally and regionally.

TV sitcoms make fun of it -
Men go to extreme lengths to hide it, but the idea of men with sizable breasts is a clinical condition that’s never gotten much attention.

Our weekly chat with a Plain Dealer medical writer delves into what some people sophomoric-ally call ‘man boobs’, telling us that for men and boys who have the condition, it isn’t funny at all.
Plain Dealer medical writer Evelyn Theiss illuminates this little-known condition.

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