Symptomatic granular cell tumor of the neurohypophysis.

  title={Symptomatic granular cell tumor of the neurohypophysis.},
  author={C Lee and C Liu and Chih-Peng Wei and S S How},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  volume={103 1},
  • C Lee, C Liu, +1 author S S How
  • Published 2004 in
    Journal of the Formosan Medical Association…
Symptomatic granular cell tumors of the neurohypophysis or infundibulum are very rare neoplasms which are difficult to diagnose before operation. We report a case of symptomatic granular cell tumor of the neurohypophysis in a 36-year-old woman who had suffered from amenorrhea and general malaise for more than 1 year. No definite visual or neurological deficit was found. Laboratory examination revealed hyperprolactinemia and decrease of other pituitary hormones. T1-weighted magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING