Malignant prolactinoma with craniospinal metastasis in a 12-year-old boy

Abel Po Hao Huang, Shih Hung Yang, Chi Cheng Yang, Meng Fai Kuo, Mu Zon Wu, Yong Kwang Tu

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-46
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Neuro-Oncology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 14 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Pituitary carcinoma
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Prolactinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology
  • Neuroscience(all)


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