, Volume 52, Issue 3-4, pp 195-202

Functional classification of pituitary adenomas

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Summary

Results of clinical, endocrinological, and ultrastructural studies of 60 cases of pituitary tumours are presented. A functional classification of such tumours that would: allow a clear correlation between clinical symptoms and the adenoma type, is discussed together with data available from the literature.

A case of pituitary adenoma secreting more than two hormones is presented.