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Prolactinoma coexistent with granulomatous hypophysitis

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A 54-year-old man with a long-lasting left-sided headache and biochemical evidence of hyperprolactinemia was found to have a large chromophobe pituitary adenoma, which concurred with a granulomatous hypophysitis. The mechanism of the inflammatory reaction is discussed and the immunohistochemical and ultrastructural findings of this hitherto undescribed combination of lesions are presented.

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Holck, S., Laursen, H. Prolactinoma coexistent with granulomatous hypophysitis. Acta Neuropathol 61, 253–257 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00691994

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  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Prolactinoma
  • Granulomatous hypophysitis