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Successful treatment with ketoconazole of Cushing's syndrome in pregnancy.
  1. J. A. Amado,
  2. C. Pesquera,
  3. E. M. Gonzalez,
  4. M. Otero,
  5. J. Freijanes,
  6. A. Alvarez
  1. Endocrine Unit, Valdecilla Hospital, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain.


    Patients with Cushing's syndrome rarely become pregnant. This is a high risk situation both for the fetus and the mother, if untreated. We report a patient with Cushing's syndrome due to adrenocortical adenoma who became pregnant and was successfully treated with ketoconazole during the last period of pregnancy.

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