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Florid polypoid endometriosis exacerbated by tamoxifen therapy in breast cancer.

Authors
  • Chang, Cheng-Kun
  • Chen, Pu
  • Leu, Fur-Jiang
  • Lou, Sister Mary Ann
Type
Published Article
Journal
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2003
Volume
102
Issue
5 Pt 2
Pages
1127–1130
Identifiers
PMID: 14607030
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The estrogenic effects of tamoxifen may have induced florid endometriosis in this hypoestrogenic woman. If breast cancer patients have preexisting endometriosis, adjuvant hormonal therapy other than tamoxifen should be considered.

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