Radiation-induced hypopituitarism.


The hypothalamic-pituitary unit is a particularly radiosensitive region in the central nervous system. As a consequence, hypopituitarism commonly develops after radiation treatments for sellar and parasellar neoplasms, extrasellar brain tumours, head and neck tumours, and following whole body irradiation for systemic malignancies. Increasing tumour-related… (More)
DOI: 10.1677/ERC-08-0231


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@article{Fernndez2009RadiationinducedH, title={Radiation-induced hypopituitarism.}, author={Alberto Garc{\'i}a Fern{\'a}ndez and Michael Brada and Lina Zabuliene and Niki Karavitaki and John A. H. Wass}, journal={Endocrine-related cancer}, year={2009}, volume={16 3}, pages={733-72} }