Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus associated with danazol

David B. Seifer, Lisa N. Freedman, Johanna R. Cavender, Rebecca A. Baker

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Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus developed in a young woman 8 weeks after the initiation of danazol for treatment of pelvic endometriosis. After discontinuation of danazol the diabetes completely resolved. We suspect a possible cause-and-effect relationship, which has not previously been reported in the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)474-475
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1990


  • Danazol
  • diabetes mellitus
  • glucose intolerance
  • hyperandrogenism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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