Best Practice No 172: pituitary gland pathology.

  title={Best Practice No 172: pituitary gland pathology.},
  author={James W Ironside},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  volume={56 8},
This article reviews published evidence on the diagnosis and classification of pituitary gland tumours and the relevance of histological and genetic features to prognosis. Much of the literature is devoted to the histological, ultrastructural, and immunocytochemical classification of pituitary adenomas (extensively supported by multicentre studies), with little consensus on the identification of prognostic features in adenomas, particularly in relation to invasion. There is a lack of… CONTINUE READING


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