Research Article| Volume 4, ISSUE 4, P643-654, December 1984

Pituitary Tumors

  • Joan H. Howanitz
    Corresponding author: Department of Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine, Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, California 90024
    Chief of Clinical Pathology, VA Wadsworth Medical Center and Department of Pathology, UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, California
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  • Peter J. Howanitz
    Associate Director, Clinical Laboratories, Adjunct Associate Professor of Pathology, UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, California
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      The most frequent pituitary neoplasm is the adenoma, which can produce signs and symptoms owing to mass effects or secretion of pituitary hormones. The authors discuss these mass effects of pituitary tumors on the endocrine system and excess hormone secretion by pituitary adenomas.
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