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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 134-137

Epistaxis as first clinical presentation in a child with giant prolactinoma: Case report and review of literature


1 Department of Neurosurgery, G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Daljit Singh
Department of Neurosurgery, 5th Floor Academic Block, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi - 110 002
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.92840

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Pituitary tumour have a wide way of presentation. Epistaxis due to pituitary adenoma has been rarely reported. There is no report of bleeding from nose as clinical first presentation in a child. We report the first case in literature where a child had epistaxis for eight months before deterioration of vision. He was found to be having a invasive prolactinoma with normal prolactin levels.






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