Non-Hodgkin lymphoma with panhypopituitarism, hyperprolactinaemia and sixth nerve palsy

Shaw, J. A. M.; Sawers, H. A.; Strachan, F. M.; Bevan, J. S.
May 1997
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;May1997, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p274
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 73-year old woman suffering with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) accompanying cranial nerve palsy (CNP) and panhypopituitarism. She had a complain of diplopia, fatigue and headache with mild thirst and polyuria. Right sixth CNP was revealed by hess testing. Secondary hypothyroidism and high concentration of prolactin were diagnosed. Magnetic resonance imaging detected a tissue mass adjacent to pituitary gland. Further transsphenoidal examination revealed NHL.


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