Calcified pituitary adenoma associated with severe hyperprolactinemia. Case report

C. M. Carapella, P. Pompei, R. Mastrostefano, E. Occhipinti, A. Rocco, P. Falaschi

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Abstract

A patient with a completely calcified chromophobe adenoma is reported. Endocrine evaluation revealed very high prolactin levels. Such extensive calcifications in prolactin-secreting adenomas are extremely rare. The possible pathogenetic mechanisms of this association are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)871-874
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery
Volume59
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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