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08 August 2020: Articles

Full Remission of Long-Term Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder-Like Symptoms Following Resection of a Pituitary Adenoma: Case Report

Unusual clinical course, Unusual or unexpected effect of treatment

Guangrong Lu A , Tiana M. Shiver B , Spiros L. Blackburn B , William C. Yao B , Meenakshi B. Bhattacharjee B , Jay-Jiguang Zhu A*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.922797

Am J Case Rep 2020; 21:e922797

Table 2. Summary of symptoms during the 28 months follow up post-TSS.

MonthsMenstrual cycle post-TSS in days*Symptoms**MedicationNotes
435Chest tightness, anxietyAfter coffee
528Chest tightness
631Chest tightness
726Chest tightness, anxietyVortioxetine 5 mg (2 weeks only)
932Chest tightness, anxietyFear after watching a scary movie trailer
1124AnxietyAfter coffee
1929AnxietyAfter a red-eye domestic flight
* Menstrual cycle (days) is calculated by counting the days from Day 1 of one cycle to the next;
** these symptoms occurred randomly, without any relationship to the patient’s menses and were less severe than her symptoms prior to TSS;
*** no data on previous period prior to her TSS. First period started 19 days after surgery, which was on 12/28/2017. TSS – transsphenoidal surgery.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923