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Table 2 Reported cases of complication of dopamine agonist therapy for prolactinoma

From: Status epilepticus induced by treatment with dopamine agonist therapy for giant prolactinoma: a case report

Author (year) [reference] Patient age (years)/sex PRL (μg/L) at diagnosis CAB dosage (mg/week) Complication of DA therapy
Location of herniation Symptoms
Papanastasiou et al. (2014) [8] 42/M 2000 1.5 Optic chiasma Visual field loss
Dhanwal et al. (2011) [9] 36/M 183 1.0 Frontal lobe and optic chiasma Visual field loss, seizure
Raverot et al. (2009) [10] 64 /M 1785 1.0 Optic chiasma Visual field loss
30 /M 660 3.0
57 /M 482 3.0
Herbera et al. (2015) [11] 59 /M 1108 1.0 Pons Dysarthria, a left hemiplegia
  1. Abbreviations: CAB Cabergoline, DA Dopamine agonist, PRL Prolactin