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 2005

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Keywords

  • Acromegaly
  • Octreotide
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Tumor shrinkage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology

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Dramatic volume reduction of a large GH/TSH secreting pituitary tumor with short term octreotide therapy. / Atkinson, John L D; Abboud, Charles F.; Lane, John I.

In: Pituitary, Vol. 8, No. 2, 04.2005, p. 89-91.

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Atkinson, John L D ; Abboud, Charles F. ; Lane, John I. / Dramatic volume reduction of a large GH/TSH secreting pituitary tumor with short term octreotide therapy. In: Pituitary. 2005 ; Vol. 8, No. 2. pp. 89-91.
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