2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-27302009000400008 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: OBJETIVO: Avaliar a associação entre a ginecomastia puberal e o índice de massa corporal (IMC) por idade. MÉTODOS: Uma amostra de 109 casos de indivíduos com idades de 11 a 19 anos foi selecionada na unidade ambulatorial de adolescentes do Hospital Universitário Pedro Ernesto, no período de 2003 a 2006. Os dados antropométricos coletados foram: peso, altura, diâmetro mamário e estágio de maturação sexual. A análise do IMC por idade foi baseada no NHANES I e nos pontos de corte de Cole para sobrepeso e obesidad… Show more

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“…It demonstrated that pubertal gynecomastia is associated with a higher BMI. 16 A similar finding was reported by Ersöz et al, who found a significant increase in body weight and BMI in the gynecomastia group compared with healthy controls. 14 …”
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“…It demonstrated that pubertal gynecomastia is associated with a higher BMI. 16 A similar finding was reported by Ersöz et al, who found a significant increase in body weight and BMI in the gynecomastia group compared with healthy controls. 14 …”
Section: Discussionsupporting
“…also observed correlation of mammary diameters to higher BMI percentiles. [19] Aromatase activity increases with elevation of BMI, thereby causing increased peripheral conversion of androgens to estradiol. [220] Obese patients had a younger age at onset of gynecomastia as compared to lean patients.…”
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“…Rivera et al 20 evaluated the association between pubertal gynecomastia and body mass index and concluded that a significant correlation occurs between pubertal gynecomastia and a higher body mass index in adult life. Bonganha et al 21 evaluated the relationship between resting metabolic rate and the body composition of postmenopausal women and concluded that body composition correlates with lean mass and waist circumference.…”
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