ISSN: 1301-2193 E-ISSN: 1308-9846
  • Turkish Journal of
    Endocrinology and Metabolism
CASE REPORT

Coexisting Prolactin-Secreting microadenma and Type 1 Diabetes in an Adolescent Girl: Case Report - Case Report
Coexisting Prolactin-Secreting microadenma and Type 1 Diabetes in an Adolescent Girl: Case Report - Case Report
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ABSTRACT

Summary

Sixteen-year-old female patient diagnosed as type 1 diabetes at the age of 12 presented with primary amenorrhea, arrested puberty and galactorrhea. There was no history of headaches. At age of 16, her height was 161.5 cm (50 p) and weight was 49.5 kg (25 p). She had Tanner 3 pubic and axillary hair and breast development. She had galactorrhea. Prolactine levels were persistently elevated. Hypophyis MRI detected a low intensity mass measured approximately 7-8 mm in length expanding the adenohypophyis. She was diagnosed as microprolactinoma. She was begun on bromocriptine therapy. There have been no reports of patients with type 1 diabetes with symptoms of prolactinoma. In this paper we report a case with type 1 diabetes and prolactinoma.
Keywords: Prolactinoma, type 1 diabetes

ÖZET

Summary

Sixteen-year-old female patient diagnosed as type 1 diabetes at the age of 12 presented with primary amenorrhea, arrested puberty and galactorrhea. There was no history of headaches. At age of 16, her height was 161.5 cm (50 p) and weight was 49.5 kg (25 p). She had Tanner 3 pubic and axillary hair and breast development. She had galactorrhea. Prolactine levels were persistently elevated. Hypophyis MRI detected a low intensity mass measured approximately 7-8 mm in length expanding the adenohypophyis. She was diagnosed as microprolactinoma. She was begun on bromocriptine therapy. There have been no reports of patients with type 1 diabetes with symptoms of prolactinoma. In this paper we report a case with type 1 diabetes and prolactinoma.
Keywords: Prolactinoma, type 1 diabetes