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Menstrual irregularity in women with acromegaly.

Abstract:

Menstrual irregularity is common in women with acromegaly, occurring in 40-84%. Although it has been attributed to gonadotropin deficiency and/or PRL excess, it has not been evaluated in detail, and its pathogenesis is not well understood. To explore the various possible pathogenic mechanisms, we have analyzed the clinical, endocrinological, and radiological characteristics of 47 women with active acromegaly within the reproductive age range (15-41 yr) with respect to their menstrual pattern;...

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10.1210/jc.84.8.2731

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Journal:
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
84
Issue:
8
Pages:
2731-2735
Publication date:
1999-08-05
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
URN:
uuid:e9eb8314-ec7e-48f2-921b-a3e28db60c36
Source identifiers:
138229
Local pid:
pubs:138229

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