Danazol and hepatic neoplasia: a case report

Aust N Z J Med. 1989 Dec;19(6):733-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.1989.tb00350.x.


Although hepatic side-effects of danazol are well known, the occurrence of hepatic tumours is not well documented. We report a case of hepatocellular adenoma occurring in a 35-year-old woman with endometriosis who had been taking danazol over a three year period.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Carcinoma, Hepatocellular / chemically induced*
  • Danazol / adverse effects*
  • Danazol / therapeutic use
  • Endometriosis / drug therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Liver Neoplasms / chemically induced*
  • Pregnadienes / adverse effects*


  • Pregnadienes
  • Danazol