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Diethylstilboestrol--historical background and current regulatory status.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1929988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Diethylstilboestrol is a non-steroidal orally active oestrogen that in the past has been widely used in a variety of conditions in both medical and veterinary fields. In recognition of potential systemic availability to man of DES in the tissues of treated food-producing animals, together with an understanding of the potential teratogenic and carcinogenic toxicity of DES in man, the veterinary use of DES has been restricted to oral use in small animals only. Use of DES is prohibited in all food-producing animals.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australian veterinary journal     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0005-0423     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust. Vet. J.     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-19     Completed Date:  1991-11-19     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370616     Medline TA:  Aust Vet J     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  224-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Australian Veterinary Association Subcommittee on Therapeutics, Artarmon, New South Wales.
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MeSH Terms
Diethylstilbestrol / adverse effects,  therapeutic use*
Drug Residues / adverse effects*
European Union
Legislation, Drug*
Legislation, Food*
United States
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