Pituitary macroadenoma

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


Amenorrhea and elevation of serum prolactin level.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

MRI demonstrats a mass arising from  the sella turcica and projecting in to the left cavernous sinus.The mass is isosignal on T1 and T2 and shows enhancement after gadolinium administration.There is also extension into the suprasellar cistern

Case Discussion

She underwent craniotomy and histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of prolactinoma.

Case is from Dr Mohammad Hosein Daghighi- Professor, Department of radiology at Tabriz University of Medical Science

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Case information

rID: 20970
Published: 24th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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