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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2015, Vol. 42 Issue (5): 671-672    DOI: 10.12891/ceog2104.2015
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Resolution of pelvic pain related to adenomyosis following treatment with dextroamphetamine sulfate
J.H. Check1, 2, *(), A. Jaffe2
1Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Camden, NJ
2Cooper Institute for Reproductive Hormonal Disorders, P.C. Mt. Laurel, NJ (USA)
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Abstract  
Purpose: To determine if treatment with dextroamphetamine sulfate can reduce pelvic pain that was attributed to adenomyosis. Materials and Methods: Dextroamphetamine sulfate was given to a 32-year-old woman who suffered on a daily basis from severe chronic pelvic pain that was not relieved by laparoscopic removal of endometriosis by oral contraceptive and ibuprofen. The adenomyosis was diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging. Results: Within three months the pain was completely gone and has remained absent for six months. Conclusions: Dextroamphetamine sulfate relieved pain from adenomyosis similar to its effect on endometriosis.
Key words:  Adenomyosis      Chronic pelvic pain      Dextroamphetamine sulfate      Endometriosis      Sympathetic hypofunction     
Published:  10 October 2015     
*Corresponding Author(s):  J.H. CHECK     E-mail:  laurie@ccivf.com

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J.H. Check, A. Jaffe. Resolution of pelvic pain related to adenomyosis following treatment with dextroamphetamine sulfate. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2015, 42(5): 671-672.

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