Corticotroph adenoma in the dog: pathogenesis and new therapeutic possibilities.

Abstract

The corticotrophinoma, causing pituitary dependent hypercortisolism, represents the highest percentage of pituitary tumours in the dog. The mechanism by which it develops is currently unknown and two theories are postulated: the hypothalamic and the monoclonal. It is not clear either what factors are involved in the tumour genesis; nevertheless, firm… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.rvsc.2009.07.005

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