The Epidemiology of Prolactinomas

  title={The Epidemiology of Prolactinomas},
  author={Antonio Ciccarelli and Adrian F Daly and Albert M. Beckers},
Prolactin-secreting tumors (prolactinomas), the most frequently occurring pituitary tumor, have a frequency that varies with age and sex. They occur most frequently in females aged 20 to 50 years old, at which time the female-to-male ratio is approximately 10:1. In the pediatric-adolescent age group, prolactinomas have a prevalence of 100/million population, and account for less than 2% of all intracranial tumors. Prolactinomas occur in approximately 30% of patients with multiple endocrine… CONTINUE READING
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  • 2005
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Approaching the true prevalence of pituitary tumors

  • A Beckers, C Adam, A Ciccarelli, M Rixhon, A Daly, A Stevenaert
  • ENEA Congress
  • 2004

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