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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2013, Article ID 817603, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/817603
Case Report

Successful Pregnancy in a Female with a Large Prolactinoma after Pituitary Tumor Apoplexy

1Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sana’a University, P.O Box 12268, Sana’a, Yemen
2Department of Radiology, University of Science and Technology Hospital, P.O. Box 13061, Sana’a, Yemen

Received 28 June 2013; Accepted 29 August 2013

Academic Editors: M. F. Diejomaoh, C. Ficicioglu, and C. S. Hsu

Copyright © 2013 Butheinah A. Al-Sharafi and Omar H. Nassar. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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