TITLE

Review: Pituitary Adenomas in Children and Adolescents

AUTHOR(S)
Katavetin, Paravee; Cheunsuchon, Pornsuk; Swearingen, Brooke; Hedley-Whyte, E. Tessa; Misra, Madhusmita; Levitsky, Lynne L.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism;May2010, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p427
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study which assessed cases of pituitary adenomas in children between the ages of 0 to 18 years seen at MassGeneral Hospital for Children for more than 15 years. It mentions the prevalence of Cushing disease, prolactinomas and somatotropinomas. Treatment included trans-sphenoidal surgery. Also cited is the recurrence rate of Cushing disease.
ACCESSION #
52312931

 

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