Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 52, Issue 3–4, pp 195–202

Functional classification of pituitary adenomas

  • M. Scanarini
  • S. Mingrino


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.


Pituitary adenoma classification ultrastructure 


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© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Scanarini
    • 1
  • S. Mingrino
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of NeurosurgeryUniversity of PaduaItaly

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