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Ortiz-Mendoza CM, Olvera-Mancilla M
Danazol effectivity in control of moderate to severe mastalgia
Cir Cir 2004; 72 (6)
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Introduction: Ten percent of women present moderate to severe mastalgia, danazol achieve pain relief control with variable results. The objective of this study was to known the success of danazol to control moderate to severe mastalgia.
Material and methods: A descriptive, open, transversal and retrospective study (January 2002 to March 2003) was done. Women with moderate to severe mastalgia were studied. Demographic issues, mastalgia association to menses, danazol dosage, collateral effects and effectivity of this drug were evaluated for all patients.
Results: Sixty-three patients were studied, non-cyclic mastalgia occurred in 45 patients (71.4%). Collateral effects presented in 13 patients (20.6%), nausea and irregular menses were the most frequent. Mastalgia control was achieved in 50 patients (79.4%): for cyclic mastalgia 77.7% and for non-cyclic mastalgia 80% (p NS).
Conclusion: Our results suggest that danazol is a useful drug to control moderate to severe mastalgia.
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