[Results of treatment for male prolactinomas].

  title={[Results of treatment for male prolactinomas].},
  author={Yoshiyasu Iwai and Kazuhiro Yamanaka and Tomoya Ishiguro and Toshie Morikawa and Yasuhiro Matsuzaka and Masaki Komiyama and Toshihiro Yasui},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  volume={30 12},
We evaluated the results of medical treatment for male prolactinomas. We encountered eight patients with male prolactinomas. The age was 25 to 54 years old (mean 43 years) and the chief clinical symptoms were visual acuity/field defect in three patients, pituitary apoplexy in one patient, disturbance of ejection in one patient, generalized convulsion in one patient, headache in one patient and general fatigue in one patient. The serum prolactin level was 279 to 7,360 ng/ml (mean 2,832 ng/ml… CONTINUE READING