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121 Possible Causes for Gynecomastia, Vitamin B6 Deficiency

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    ENDOCRINE – Cirrhosis leading to gynecomastia and testicular atrophy, amenorrhea/infertility. Alcohol can also cause hypoglycemia in alcoholics.[errolozdalga.com] Folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 deficiency may lead to hyperhomocysteinemia, as they participate in its metabolism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In men, chronic alcoholism causes signs of hypogonadism and feminization (eg, smooth skin, lack of male-pattern baldness, gynecomastia, testicular atrophy, changes in pubic[merckmanuals.com]

  • Isoniazid Hepatitis

    […] distress, pancreatitis, blood dyscrasias, hypersensitivity reactions (eg, skin eruptions, TEN, DRESS), pyridoxine deficiency, hyperglycemia, pellagra, metabolic acidosis, gynecomastia[clinicaladvisor.com] It is believed that isoniazid competes with pyridoxyl phosphate for the enzyme apotryptophanase which may lead to symptoms of pyridoxine (vitamin B6) deficiency.[rxmed.com] […] reactions CNS: peripheral neuropathy, dizziness, memory impairment, slurred speech, psychosis, toxic encephalopathy, seizures EENT: visual disturbances GI: nausea, vomiting GU: gynecomastia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    Cirrhosis signs, include jaundice, gynecomastia (up to one third of men), loss of axillary and pubic hair, ascites, and splenomegaly (due to portal hypertension), finger clubbing[symptoma.com] deficiency (vitamin B12, vitamin B6 and folate), chronic disease (chronic liver disease, chronic kidney disease, hypothyroidism) or due to a genetic variant in the methylenetetrahydrofolate[dx.doi.org] […] a star of David) Drowsiness and confusion Parotid gland enlargement Spider angiomas Icterus Bilateral parotid swelling ( Credit ) Diminished axillary hair Spider angioma Gynecomastia[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    ., gynecomastia, hypogonadism ).[amboss.com] B6 deficiency which is a cofactor in the synthesis of both but ALT AST) ALP Increased by less than threefold (other than in primary sclerosing cholangitis or biliary cirrhosis[pathophys.org] […] biliary excretion (jaundice, pruritus) Impaired nitrogen metabolism (hepatic encephalopathy) Impaired estrogen metabolism (palmar erythema, spider nevus, testicular atrophy, gynecomastia[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease

    […] gain malnutrition and wasting anorexia fatigue confusion pruritus fever nausea and vomiting finger clubbing Dupuytren contracture leg swelling parotid gland enlargement gynecomastia[online.epocrates.com] It is important to note that AST and ALT levels are not markedly elevated ( 300 IU/L) and the AST to ALT ratio is 2, as ALT is low due to deficiency of vitamin B6 as a result[symptoma.com] In men, chronic alcoholism causes signs of hypogonadism and feminization (eg, smooth skin, lack of male-pattern baldness, gynecomastia, testicular atrophy, changes in pubic[merckmanuals.com]

  • Paraplegia

    The second report ( 25 ) described two MTHFR-deficient adults treated with betaine (9,000 mg/day), folinic acid (45 mg/day), vitamin B12 (1,000 mg/week), vitamin B6 (300 mg[frontiersin.org]

  • Constitutional Anemia due to Iron Metabolism Disorder

    […] polypeptide E16.9 Disorder of pancreatic internal secretion, unspecified Islet-cell hyperplasia NOS Pancreatic endocrine cell hyperplasia NOS Excludes1: galactorrhea (N64.3) gynecomastia[en.wikisource.org] Causes Vitamin B6 deficiency (disorder) Abbreviated Terms vitamin B6 deficiency syndrome Also Known As pyridoxal deficiency pyridoxamine deficiency pyridoxine deficiency Related[medicbind.com] Includes: Ariboflavinosis Vitamin B2 deficiency E53.1 Pyridoxine deficiency Includes: Vitamin B6 deficiency Excludes 1: pyridoxine-responsive sideroblastic anemia (D64.3)[app.drchrono.com]

  • Acquired Adrenogenital Syndrome

    References 437 B Embryology Gross Anatomy and Histology By G TöNDURY and G KISTLER 443 448 E Hypogonadism in the Male 456 F Cryptorchidism Undescended Testes By A PRADER 477 Gynecomastia[books.google.de] […] components 266.0 Ariboflavinosis Riboflavin [vitamin B2] deficiency 266.1 Vitamin B6 deficiency Deficiency: pyridoxal pyridoxamine pyridoxine Vitamin B6 deficiency syndrome[theodora.com] Gynecomastia can occur in primary testicular failure (e.g. Klinefelter syndrome) and less frequently in secondary testicular failure.[gfmer.ch]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Abstract Therapy with spironolactone is often associated with estrogenlike side-effects, including impotence and gynecomastia in men and menstrual irregularity in women.[annals.org] Bone density (DXA and CT) Trace elements: zinc, copper, and selenium Vitamins B1, B6, B12, C, E, and A; also pyridoxine, carnitine, methylmalonic acid, and homocysteine.[thalassemia.com] 60%), bitemporal hemianopsia, and cranial nerve palsies can result from somatotroph adenoma/macroadenomas 55 Androgen deficiency Decreased muscle mass, increased body fat, gynecomastia[now.aapmr.org]

  • Dermatitis

    ., gynecomastia), sexual dysfunction, and infertility in males.[39][40] In addition, antiandrogens theoretically have the potential to feminize male fetuses in pregnant women[en.wikipedia.org] Seborrhoeic dermatitis-like eruptions are also associated with vitamin B6 deficiency.[22] Those with immunodeficiency (especially infection with HIV) and with neurological[en.wikipedia.org] […] condition may be aggravated by illness, psychological stress, fatigue, sleep deprivation, change of season, and reduced general health.[20] In children and babies, excessive vitamin[en.wikipedia.org]

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