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Masahito Fujimoto, Eiji Yoshino, Norihiko Mizukawa and Kimiyoshi Hirakawa

✓ The authors describe the case of a pregnant woman with a large prolactin-producing pituitary adenoma that regressed after delivery. The patient's neurological signs and symptoms spontaneously disappeared soon after delivery without treatment. Reduction in tumor size was confirmed on computerized tomography scans. It is hypothesized that the growth rate of a prolactinoma may be accelerated by estrogen.

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Masahito Fujimoto, Eiji Yoshino, Tadashi Ueguchi, Norihiko Mizukawa and Kimiyoshi Hirakawa

✓ Two cases of pituitary apoplexy are presented. A fluid blood density level was demonstrated by computerized tomography in a suprasellar ring-enhancing lesion.