Bilateral galactocele in a male infant: A rare cause of gynecomastia in childhood

Cesur Y., Caksen H., Demirtas I., Kosem M., Uner A., Ozer R.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.14, no.1, pp.107-109, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


A galactocele is a rare benign breast lesion usually occurring in females during or following lactation. These lesions are a rare cause of breast enlargement in infants and children. In this article we present a 10 month-old boy who was admitted with a two-month history of bilateral progressive breast enlargement, and diagnosed as having galactocele. Our purpose was to emphasize the importance of galactocele as a benign condition in the differential diagnosis of gynecomastia in childhood.