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Triplet pregnancy after pulsatile gonadotrophin-releasing hormone treatment in an acromegalic woman.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8070601     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A triplet pregnancy is reported in an acromegalic woman with hypothalamic amenorrhoea treated with pulsatile gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH). The patient was on bromocriptine medication and had slightly elevated growth hormone (GH) and somatomedin-C (Sm-C) levels. This probably accounted for the conception of triplets in the first stimulation cycle.
Authors:
D D Braat; S Veersema; J Assies; J Schoemaker
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  1994 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-09-27     Completed Date:  1994-09-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  148-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acromegaly / complications,  therapy*
Adult
Amenorrhea / etiology,  therapy
Female
Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone / administration & dosage*
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / therapy*
Pregnancy, Multiple*
Pulsatile Flow
Triplets
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
33515-09-2/Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone

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