Long-term survival with non-functioning pituitary carcinoma - case report - .

@article{Koyama2007LongtermSW,
  title={Long-term survival with non-functioning pituitary carcinoma - case report - .},
  author={Junji Nagano Koyama and Koji Ikeda and Yoshiteru Shose and Mitsuru Kimura and Yoshiro Obora and Paul Northcott},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2007},
  volume={47 10},
  pages={
          475-8
        }
}
A 35-year-old woman presented with a non-functioning pituitary adenoma manifesting as amenorrhea and impaired visual acuity in 1984. The tumor was grossly totally resected through a right frontotemporal craniotomy. The patient underwent surgery for three recurrences in the next 5 years. She was treated with gamma knife surgery for the residual tumor in 1994. Follow-up magnetic resonance (MR) imaging revealed a tumor in the right frontal base in 1999, and the left middle fossa in 2002. Total… CONTINUE READING

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