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Transient bitemporal hemianopsia during pregnancy after treatment of galactorrhea-amenorrhea syndrome with bromocriptine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  576229     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A patient is described with a galactorrhea-amenorrhea syndrome and an enlargement of the sella turcica. Pregnancy occurred after induction of ovulation with bromocriptine (and 2.5 years after pituitary irradiation). Periodic assessment of the visual fields showed an increase in size of the blind spots after 10 weeks and a moderate bitemporal hemianopsia after 22 weeks, which improved spontaneously after 30 weeks of pregnancy. One month after delivery the visual field of the left eye was almost normalized, while that of the right eye showed a definite improvement. Prior radiotherapy need not prevent visual complications from enlargement of pituitary adenomas during pregnancy.
Authors:
S W Lamberts; H J Seldenrath; H G Kwa; J C Birkenhäger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0021-972X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.     Publication Date:  1977 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-03-21     Completed Date:  1977-03-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375362     Medline TA:  J Clin Endocrinol Metab     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  180-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Amenorrhea / blood,  drug therapy*
Bromocriptine / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Ergolines / adverse effects*
Estradiol / blood
Female
Follicle Stimulating Hormone / blood
Galactorrhea / blood*,  drug therapy*
Hemianopsia / chemically induced*
Humans
Lactation Disorders / blood*,  drug therapy*
Luteinizing Hormone / blood
Pituitary Neoplasms / complications
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications
Prolactin / blood
Syndrome
Visual Fields
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Ergolines; 25614-03-3/Bromocriptine; 50-28-2/Estradiol; 9002-62-4/Prolactin; 9002-67-9/Luteinizing Hormone; 9002-68-0/Follicle Stimulating Hormone

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