Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Pituitary Adenomas

  • Th. H. Newton
  • D. Norman
  • W. Kucharczyk
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Pituitary adenomas are common, histologically benign tumors. They represent approximately 10% of intracranial neoplasms. Symptoms are caused by virtue of their hormonal activity or by compression of adjacent structures. However, many are asymptomatic and are only discovered incidentally at autopsy.


Pituitary Adenoma Pituitary Gland Cavernous Sinus Optic Chiasm Posterior Lobe 
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  • Th. H. Newton
  • D. Norman
  • W. Kucharczyk

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