Pituitary tumours in adolescence: clinical behaviour and neuroimaging features of seven cases

@article{Nishio2001PituitaryTI,
  title={Pituitary tumours in adolescence: clinical behaviour and neuroimaging features of seven cases},
  author={Shunji Nishio and Takato Morioka and Satoshi Suzuki and Iwao Takeshita and Toru Iwaki},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2001},
  volume={8},
  pages={231-234}
}
The clinicopathologic features of seven paediatric patients with pituitary adenomas (2 male, 5 female; mean age 14.3 years) were reviewed. There were three non-functioning adenomas, three prolactinomas, and one growth hormone producing adenoma. Five patients presented with visual field deficits, and six patients had endocrine symptoms, which included menstrual irregularities in all female patients, pubertal delay in two females, and growth delay and gigantism in one case each. On neuroimaging… CONTINUE READING