Reference : Acromegaly, multinodular goiter, and silent polyostotic fibrous dysplasia : a variant...
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Human health sciences : Endocrinology, metabolism & nutrition
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/57169
Acromegaly, multinodular goiter, and silent polyostotic fibrous dysplasia : a variant of the Mc Cune Albright syndrome.
English
Abs, R. [ > > ]
Beckers, Albert mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cliniques > Endocrinologie >]
Stevenaert, Achille [Université de Liège - ULg > > Neurochirurgie >]
Hennen, Georges [Université de Liège - ULg > > Endocrinologie clinique >]
Sep-1990
Journal of Endocrinological Investigation
Kurtis
13
8
671-675
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0391-4097
1720-8386
Milano
Italie
[en] Acromegaly ; Human ; Case study ; Albright disease ; Fibrous dysplasia ; Clinical form ; Goiter ; Pituitary diseases ; Thyroid diseases ; Endocrinopathy ; Diseases of the osteoarticular system
[en] A 36-year-old woman is reported with a possible variant of the McCune-Albright syndrome. The triad was incomplete because of the absence of skin pigmentation and since the sexual precocity was not evident. The presence of a pituitary mass and the secretory dynamics of growth hormone and prolactin were suggestive of a mammosomatotroph cell adenoma. A toxic multinodular goiter was also associated, but unique was the spontaneous normalization of the thyroid function. Unusual was the silent evolution of the polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, which was only fortuitously discovered during magnetic resonance imaging of the pituitary region. Treatment of the acromegaly with the long-acting somatostatin analogue octreotide resulted in an important inhibition of the GH secretion and in a reduction of the volume of the pituitary adenoma.
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/57169

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