Ectopic macroprolactinoma mimicking a chordoma: a case report.

@article{Ballaux1999EctopicMM,
  title={Ectopic macroprolactinoma mimicking a chordoma: a case report.},
  author={Dominique P Ballaux and Johan A. Verhelst and Barbara Anne Pickut and Peter Paul De Deyn and C H Mahler},
  journal={Endocrine-related cancer},
  year={1999},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={117-22}
}
A tumoral mass at the clivus is uncommon and its differential diagnosis presents a challenge, since many different tumours may result in a similar radiological image. A chordoma is the most common of these tumours and represents 40% of all cases. Less common, in decreasing order of frequency, are meningiomas, astrocytoma, germinal cell tumours, lymphoma, metastases and, finally, pituitary adenoma (Wong et al. 1995). The last type of tumour is rarely found in this localisation and is called an… CONTINUE READING

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