Complete remission of Nelson’s syndrome after 1-year treatment with cabergoline

@article{Pivonello1999CompleteRO,
  title={Complete remission of Nelson’s syndrome after 1-year treatment with cabergoline},
  author={Rosario Pivonello and Antongiulio Faggiano and Fanny Sall{\'e} and Mariagiovanna Filippella and G. Lombardi and Annamaria Colao},
  journal={Journal of Endocrinological Investigation},
  year={1999},
  volume={22},
  pages={860-865}
}
In this case report we demonstrated that treatment with the long-acting D2 receptor agonist cabergoline for 1 year induced normalization of plasma ACTH levels and disappearance of the pituitary tumor in a patient with Nelson’s syndrome. A young man underwent bilateral adrenalectomy and subsequent pituitary irradiation for Cushing’s disease after unsuccessful neurosurgical treatment. Thereafter, he was given cortisone acetate replacement at the dose of 62.5 mg a day. Fifteen months after… CONTINUE READING

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