Malignant prolactinoma with craniospinal metastasis in a 12-year-old boy
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The authors report the clinical features of and imaging studies on a rare case of pediatric malignant prolactinoma. A 12-year-old boy presented with ataxia, blurred vision, and consciousness disturbance. He had received transcranial surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy. However, the tumor regrew with craniospinal metastasis 16 months after the operation. The relevant literature was reviewed regarding the clinical presentation, pathogenesis, treatment approaches, and prognosis of malignant prolactinoma.
KeywordsPituitary carcinoma Prolactinoma Pituitary surgery Pediatric neurosurgery
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