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J R Soc Med. 1995 February; 88(2): 111P–112P.
PMCID: PMC1295113

Two macroprolactinomas presenting with neurological signs.

Abstract

Macroprolactinomas commonly cause pressure effects on immediate parasellar structures, in particular on the optic chiasm to cause visual field defects. Pressure on more distant brain structures is rarely reported. We describe two massive prolactinomas presenting with neurological signs, including signs of hemiparesis which, to our knowledge, has not been reported previously.

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