Dramatic volume reduction of a large GH/TSH secreting pituitary tumor with short term octreotide therapy

John L.D. Atkinson, Charles F. Abboud, John I. Lane

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Abstract

A case is presented of a huge GH/TSH secreting tumor and marked volumetric reduction in size with only one week of Octreotide therapy. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of such a dramatic volumetric response to short-term Octreotide therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-91
Number of pages3
JournalPituitary
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2005

Keywords

  • Acromegaly
  • Octreotide
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Tumor shrinkage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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