Prolactinoma with extensive amyloid deposits: A case report

Lincoln Jiménez, Marie L. Rivera, Susana Ferrá, Lillian E. Colón, Eric Carro

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Prolactinomas are common benign pituitary neoplasms. Amyloid deposits are rare findings that have been reported in pituitary neoplasms. We report a case of a 48-year old man with a diagnosis of prolactinoma with extensiveamyloid deposition. To our knowledge, this is the first case of amyloid in a pituitary neoplasm at our institution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-345
Number of pages3
JournalPuerto Rico health sciences journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Amyloid deposits
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Prolactinoma

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Jiménez, L., Rivera, M. L., Ferrá, S., Colón, L. E., & Carro, E. (2008). Prolactinoma with extensive amyloid deposits: A case report. Puerto Rico health sciences journal, 27(4), 343-345.