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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 685-687

Giant pubertal prolactinoma: Complete resolution following short term carbegoline treatment


Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Kahramanmaras, Turkey

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DOI: 10.4103/1119-3077.188693

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Prolactinomas are the most common pituitary tumors but rarely seen in adolescent males. There is no indication for surgery both in micro- and macro-adenomas unless an urgent treatment is necessary. First line treatment is always medical with dopamine agonists. In this report, we presented a patient with pubertal arrest and giant prolactinoma that disappeared in a short time with cabergoline treatment.


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