Incidence of pituitary tumors in the human population of Croatia.

  title={Incidence of pituitary tumors in the human population of Croatia.},
  author={Milan Vrkljan and Martina Matovinovi{\'c} and Andreja Mari{\'c} and Marijo Beki{\'c} and Tajana Zah and Josip Reseti{\'c} and Branka Vizner and Hrvoje Ivan Pe{\'c}ina and Vatroslav {\vC}erina and Zivko Gnjidi{\'c}},
  journal={Collegium antropologicum},
  volume={30 1},
Pituitary tumors are rare tumors (less then 10%) of the central nervous system (CNS), which malignicity depends on their localization, meanwhile, their biological nature is benign. The diameter they have is mostly less then 10 mm (microadenomas), but sometimes could be 10 mm (macroadenomas) to 5 cm and more and then are usually nonfunctional (about 20% of all pituitary tumors). Clinical presence depends on their localisation and hormonal activity. In the Center for Clinical Neuroendocrinology… CONTINUE READING