Female gonadal function before and after treatment of acromegaly.

  title={Female gonadal function before and after treatment of acromegaly.},
  author={Michael H Grynberg and Sylvie Salenave and Jacques Young and Philippe Chanson},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={95 10},
CONTEXT The menstrual cycle is often abnormal in women with acromegaly. Gonadotropin deficiency may be due to a tumor mass effect (macroadenomas) and/or hyperprolactinemia and/or GH excess. AIM OF THE STUDY The aim of the study was to analyze the causes of ovarian dysfunction in a large series of patients with acromegaly followed up in a single center. PATIENTS AND METHODS Gonadal function was assessed on the basis of menstrual status and hormone assays before and after treatment of… CONTINUE READING
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