Diethylstilbestrol in pregnancy: An update

James F. Barter, James W. Orr, Kenneth D. Hatch, Hugh M. Shingleton

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Several decades ago, diethylstilbestrol (DES) was considered efficacious in improving pregnancy outcome. Later data did not support this, and the exposed mothers and offspring have suffered from a variety of problems attributed to the drug. Knowledge of these problems is essential in dealing with these patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1531-1534
Number of pages4
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1986

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