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The treatment of a thyrotropin-secreting pituitary macroadenoma with octreotide in twin pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12201834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
TSH-secreting pituitary tumours are rare but difficult to treat due to a combination of refractory hyperthyroidism and low surgical cure rates. We describe the case of a 21-year-old woman who, despite twin pregnancy, became euthyroid and had dramatic tumour shrinkage on octreotide treatment. To our knowledge, this is the first description of the use of octreotide for a TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma throughout pregnancy.
Authors:
G Blackhurst; M W Strachan; D Collie; A Gregor; P F X Statham; J E R Seckl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical endocrinology     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0300-0664     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Endocrinol. (Oxf)     Publication Date:  2002 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-08-30     Completed Date:  2002-10-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0346653     Medline TA:  Clin Endocrinol (Oxf)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  401-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Endocrinology Unit, Molecular Medicine Centre, University of Edinburgh, UK. gblackhurst@ed.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoma / drug therapy*,  secretion
Adult
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal / therapeutic use*
Female
Humans
Octreotide / therapeutic use*
Pituitary Neoplasms / drug therapy*,  secretion
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / drug therapy*
Thyrotropin / secretion*
Twins
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal; 83150-76-9/Octreotide; 9002-71-5/Thyrotropin

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