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ea0035p894 | Pituitary Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2014

‘High dose hook effect' in a patient with invasive giant prolactinoma

Ogmen Berna , Aydin Cevdet , Polat Burcak , Cuhaci Neslihan , Altundal Naci , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Background: Prolactin secreting pituitary adenomas (prolactinomas) is the most common pituitary adenoma. The magnitude of prolactin secretion in prolactinomas is usually proportionate to the tumor’s size. Invasive giant prolactinoma is a large prolactinoma (>4 cm in dimension) presenting with serum prolactin levels of >1000 ng/ml and mass related clinical symptoms. Giant prolactinoma is rare and usually presents in men.Case report: A 52-year...