Adenoma, Pars Intermedia, Pituitary, Macaca mulatta

  • Laura V. Chalifoux
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


An example of a pituitary adenoma in a male rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatto), more than 13 years old, was described in an earlier report (Chalifoux et al. 1983). The adenoma was a roughly spherical mass measuring 1.2 cm antero-posterior, 1.8 cm dorsoventrad, and 1.8 cm in width, located at the site of the pituitary, and attached to the hypothalamus. When cut, it was cystic and contained mucinous material.


Chromophobe adenoma endocrine inactive adenoma nonfunctional adenoma null cell adenoma 


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