Calcospherites are being reported with increasing frequency in pituitary prolactinomas. Ultrastructural study of such a case, along with the recent characterization of the molecular composition of prolactin granules, has led us to hypothesize that a unique intracellular millieu exists in which calcification can be initiated and can proceed to calcospherite formation.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine|
|State||Published - 1984|