diethylstilboestrol


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Noun1.diethylstilboestrol - a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
estrogen, oestrogen - a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
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Acquired AVM is also associated with infection, retained products of conception, gestational trophoblastic disease, gynecologic malignancies, and exposure to diethylstilboestrol. In order for the endometrium to bleed, endometrial blood vessels and surface epithelium must both breakdown.
Two years later, her PSA has risen to 37 ng/mL, at which time antiandrogen therapy was initiated (flutamide 250 mg, three times a day) and her estrogen replacement therapy was converted to diethylstilboestrol (1 mg once a day).