Adenoma hipofisiario en una paciente embarazada, evolución y manejo: Reporte de caso y revisión de la literatura
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análogos de somatostatina
adenoma hipofisiario
somatostatin analogues
pituitary adenoma

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Mejía López, M. G., Filizzola Montero, V. C., Tovar Cortés, H., & Rojas, W. (2017). Adenoma hipofisiario en una paciente embarazada, evolución y manejo: Reporte de caso y revisión de la literatura. Revista Colombiana De Endocrinología, Diabetes &Amp; Metabolismo, 2(1), 54–57.


Se reporta el caso de una paciente de 32 años quien consulta al servicio de endocrinología por crecimiento acral, hiperhidrosis, amenorrea, cefalea y cambios faciales. Se encuentra test de hormona de crecimiento postsupresión con 100 g de glucosa positivo e imagen de resonancia magnética nuclear con macroadenoma hipofisiario con quiasma libre. Se ordena resección de la masa e inicio de análogo de somatostatina; sin embargo, la paciente no inicia la medicación, además hay pérdida en el seguimiento clínico. Tiempo después consulta de nuevo al servicio de endocrinología en estado de embarazo. Se decide mantener en observación clínica durante la gestación, sin evidenciarse complicaciones secundarias a su patología ni en la madre ni en el neonato. Presentamos aquí la secuencia de hechos con sus resultados y una revisión de la literatura.

This is the case of a 32-year-old female who was seen at the Endocrinology service complaining of acral growth, hyperhidrosis, amenorrhea, headache and facial changes. The post-suppression growth hormone test with 100 g of glucose was positive and her MRI showed a pituitary macroadenoma without chiasm compression. Resection of the mass was scheduled followed by the use of a somatostatin analogue. However, the patient did not initiate the medication, and was lost for follow-up. Later on she visited again the Endocrinology Service while pregnant. It was decided to keep her under clinical observation during her pregnancy, with no evidence of complications secondary to the condition neither for the mother nor for the newborn. We report here the sequence of events with their results and a review of the literature.
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