Effect of octreotide on endometriosis in acromegaly: Case report with review of literature

@inproceedings{Singh2014EffectOO,
  title={Effect of octreotide on endometriosis in acromegaly: Case report with review of literature},
  author={Seerat Singh and Aditi Anupam Chakravarty and Smita Manchanda and Renuka Mallik and Shweta Chopra and Ajay Ajmani and Bindu Kulshreshtha},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of octreotide therapy on endometriotic lesions in a patient with coexisting endometriosis and acromegaly. INTERVENTION PATIENT A 34-year-old female was diagnosed with acromegaly and coexisting endometriosis. Post-surgical resection of the tumor, patient was initiated on octreotide therapy. RESULTS There was improvement in menstrual bleeding as IGF1 levels decreased with Octreotide therapy. Resolution of the endometriotic lesions was observed during follow up… CONTINUE READING

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