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Rapidly progressing giant invasive prolactinoma.
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PMID:  22804858     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Objective: We report an extremely rare case of a giant invasive prolactinoma presenting as a nasopharyngeal tumour. Method: Case report and literature review regarding giant prolactinoma. Results: Giant prolactinoma is a rare form of prolactinoma which accounts for 0.5-4.4 per cent of all pituitary tumours. It is more common in men and generally presents with symptoms of endocrine disturbance or neurological deficit. Conclusion: To our knowledge, this is the first report of giant prolactinoma presenting with symptoms of sinusitis and nasopharyngeal tumour.
Authors:
R H Care; V S Sunkaraneni; J Theaker; P G Harries
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  126     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  840-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
ENT, Christchurch Hospital, Addington, New Zealand.
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