VICENTE GARRIGUES GIL, M.D.; JOAQUIN BERENGUER LAPUERTA, M.D.; JULIO PONCE GARCIA, M.D.; MIGUEL RAYON MARTIN, M.D.
To the editor: We report a case of intrahepatic cholestasis that occurred in a pregnant woman after she received a nonalkylated anabolic steroid.
A 27-year-old woman (para 3, gravida 14 weeks) was admitted to our unit because of jaundice. Her family and personal histories were uneventful. Five-and-a-half months earlier, she had developed fatigue, nausea, and upper abdominal pain. Treatment with metoclopramide hydrochloride was given for a few days, and 50 mg of cyclohexylpropionate of 19-norandrostenolone was administered intramuscularly every 15 days. Four months later she complained of jaundice, mild pruritus, light stools, and dark urine without fever or chills. She
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GIL VG, LAPUERTA JB, GARCIA JP, MARTIN MR. A Non-C17-Alkylated Steroid and Long-term Cholestasis. Ann Intern Med. 1986;104:135-136. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-104-1-135_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;104(1):135-136.
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