Differentiating neuroblastoma of pituitary gland: neuroblastic transformation of epithelial adenoma cells. Case report.

@article{Lach1996DifferentiatingNO,
  title={Differentiating neuroblastoma of pituitary gland: neuroblastic transformation of epithelial adenoma cells. Case report.},
  author={Boleslaw Lach and Peter U Rippstein and B G Benott and William Alan Staines},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={953-60}
}
The authors report the case of a 40-year-old woman with a 12-year history of irregular menses, amenorrhea, infertility, galactorrhea, a slightly elevated prolactin level, and a slowly growing pituitary adenoma. She developed recent onset of visual symptoms, prompting craniotomy for removal of an intrasellar tumor. Following surgery, her vision and prolactin levels returned to normal. Light microscopic and immunohistochemical examination of the tumor revealed it to be a neuroblastoma, which was… CONTINUE READING