Cystic ovarian necrosis complicating tamoxifen therapy for breast cancer in a premenopausal woman. A case report

C. J. Jolles, David Smotkin, K. L. Ford, K. P. Jones

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Abstract

A premenopausal woman with recurrent stage II ductal breast carcinoma was treated with tamoxifen. After ten months of therapy her ovaries became acutely cystic and necrotic, but vascular torsion was not present. This case illustrates the special complications of tamoxifen therapy in premenopausal women.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-300
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Volume35
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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Tamoxifen
Necrosis
Breast Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast
Blood Vessels
Ovary
Therapeutics

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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Medicine

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Cystic ovarian necrosis complicating tamoxifen therapy for breast cancer in a premenopausal woman. A case report. / Jolles, C. J.; Smotkin, David; Ford, K. L.; Jones, K. P.

In: Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Vol. 35, No. 3, 1990, p. 299-300.

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