Common in newborns, presumably due to maternal hormones. Bud underneath the surface, plus swelling of areola/nipple area.

Another peak around puberty, can be unilateral, can be tender. Can progress to be cosmetically problematic.

Exclude a hormonal problem (including prolactinoma and other hormonal tumour):

  • Prepubertal
  • Delayed puberty with no development of penis/testes, no axillary/pubic hair
  • Galactorrhoea
  • Testicular mass

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