A fatal invasive prolactin-producing pituitary adenoma causing hypoglossal nerve paresis

G. A. Witrak, M. S. Zlonis, D. M. Larson

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Abstract

A nonmetastasizing, prolactin-producing pituitary adenoma extensively invaded a 53-year-old woman's skull base from the orbits to the foramen magnum. It produced presenting findings of bilateral cranial nerve XII palsy. Fatal intracranial hemorrhage followed biopsy of the tumor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1188-1189
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Volume110
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 1986

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