The treatment of a thyrotropin-secreting pituitary macroadenoma with octreotide in twin pregnancy.

@article{Blackhurst2002TheTO,
  title={The treatment of a thyrotropin-secreting pituitary macroadenoma with octreotide in twin pregnancy.},
  author={Guthrie Blackhurst and Mark W. J. Strachan and Donald Collie and Amy Gregor and Patrick F X Statham and Jonathan R Seckl},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2002},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={401-4}
}
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. 

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