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Pituitary tumours in the elderly.

Abstract:

Pituitary tumours in the elderly are a neglected topic in the literature of endocrinology and gerontology. Data from autopsy studies in the elderly show that the commonest tumours are microadenomas, which are either immunocytochemically negative or stain for prolactin. Prolactin-secreting pituitary tumours, however, appear rarely in clinical series of patients in this age group and non-functioning adenomas are the commonest tumour seen, although pituitary metastasis and craniopharyngiomas als...

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Turner, HE More by this author
Journal:
Bailliere's clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
11
Issue:
2
Pages:
407-422
Publication date:
1997-07-05
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ISSN:
0950-351X
URN:
uuid:d75f98f7-8b67-4302-8799-0a056df638f6
Source identifiers:
20817
Local pid:
pubs:20817

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