Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Pregnancy Treatment: A Promising Widely Used Therapy with Unintended Adverse Consequences

AMA J Ethics. 2015 Sep 1;17(9):865-70. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2015.17.9.mhst1-1509.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Drug-Induced / etiology*
  • Abnormalities, Multiple / chemically induced*
  • Abortion, Spontaneous / prevention & control*
  • Diethylstilbestrol / administration & dosage
  • Diethylstilbestrol / adverse effects*
  • Estrogens, Non-Steroidal / administration & dosage
  • Estrogens, Non-Steroidal / adverse effects*
  • Female
  • Genital Neoplasms, Female / chemically induced
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects / chemically induced*
  • Urogenital Abnormalities / chemically induced

Substances

  • Estrogens, Non-Steroidal
  • Diethylstilbestrol