Endocrinol Metab > Volume 21(4); 2006 > Article
Journal of Korean Endocrine Society 2006;21(4):328-332.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3803/jkes.2006.21.4.328    Published online August 1, 2006.
A Case of Idiopathic Myelofibrosis Associated with Acromegaly Patient.
Jun Young Song, Pyoung Rak Choi, Hong Jun You, Seong Hoon Shin, Yu Ri Kim, Young Sik Choi, Yo Han Park, Mi Hyang Kim, Bong Kwon Chun, Young Duk Joh
1Department of Internal Medicine, Kosin University College of Medicine, Korea.
2Department of Clinical Pathology, Kosin University College of Medicine, Korea.
3Department of Pathology, Kosin University College of Medicine, Korea.
4Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Kosin University College of Medicine, Korea.
Abstract
Acromegaly is a chronic condition resulting from the excessive secretion of growth hormone and insulin like growth factor 1, generally from pituitary adenoma. Although there have been several reports suggesting the possible association of hematologic malignancies with acromegaly, myelofibrosis with acromegaly is very rare. Here we report 54-year-old male patient with myelofibrosis accompanied with acromegaly. We treated this patient with low dose thalidomide (50 mg/day) and prednisone (30 mg/day). We reported this case with literature review.
Key Words: Acromegaly, Low dose thalidomide, Myelofibrosis


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