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Man suffering from gynaecomastia, showing marked enlargement of his breasts. The condition may be caused by a hormone imbalance or hormone therapy. In this case it arose as a side effect of spironolactone, a synthetic corticosteroid that inhibits the action of the hormone aldosterone and is used to treat heart failure, high blood pressure and fluid retention.
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