A tumor arising in the pituitary fossa and having some of the histological and ultrastructural features of a recently described tumor, purportedly originating from the folliculo-stellate cells of the anterior pituitary, is presented. The results of our ultrastructural and immunohistochemical studies, however, favored a meningeal origin and suggested that the neoplasm was most likely a secretory meningioma.
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Vogel, H., Horoupian, D.S. & Silverberg, G. Do folliculo-stellate adenomas of the pituitary gland exist or are they intrasellar meningiomas?. Acta Neuropathol 77, 219–223 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00687435
- Folliculo-stellate cell
- Pituitary neoplasm
- Electron microscopy