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Essential oils implicated in prepubertal gynaecomastia

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7588.282-b (Published 08 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:282

When a boy aged only 4 years presented with gynaecomastia, doctors suspected he had been exposed to exogenous oestrogens. Oral contraceptives, soya products, and marijuana were all considered but dismissed by his mother. As the gynaecomastia got slowly worse, she …

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