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Prolactinoma with extensive amyloid deposits: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19069361     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Prolactinomas are common benign pituitary neoplasms. Amyloid deposits are rare findings that have been reported in pituitary neoplasms. We report a case of a 48-year old man with a diagnosis of prolactinoma with extensive amyloid deposition. To our knowledge, this is the first case of amyloid in a pituitary neoplasm at our institution.
Authors:
Lincoln Jiménez; Marie L Rivera; Susana Ferrá; Lillian E Colón; Eric Carro
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Puerto Rico health sciences journal     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0738-0658     ISO Abbreviation:  P R Health Sci J     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-15     Completed Date:  2009-03-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8303541     Medline TA:  P R Health Sci J     Country:  Puerto Rico    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  343-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
PGY-3, Department of Surgery-Section of Neurosurgery University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amyloid / analysis*
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Pituitary Neoplasms / chemistry*,  pathology
Prolactinoma / chemistry*,  pathology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amyloid

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