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ea0011p481 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2006

Macroprolactinoma: 5 cases

Hadj Ali Insaf , Cheikhrouhou Hela , Khiari Karima , Ben Abdallah Nejib

Prolactinoma represents 27 to 35% of pituitary adenomomas and 40 to 75% of secreting adenomas. However, the macroprolactinomas are not frequent. We report clinical, biological and therapeutic aspects of 5 cases of macroprolactinomas. It concerns 3 women and 2 men. The average age is 43.4 years (19–68). The reason for seaking medical advice was amenorrhea – galactorrhea syndrom in 2 women and infertility in one case. The diagnosis of pituitary adenoma is incidentally ...