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Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 111, Issue 1, pp 71–72 | Cite as

The new WHO classification of human pituitary tumors: comments

  • Dominique Figarella-BrangerEmail author
  • Jacqueline Trouillas
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Adenoma Pituitary Adenoma Pituitary Tumor Cavernous Sinus Prolactinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominique Figarella-Branger
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jacqueline Trouillas
    • 2
  1. 1.Service d’Anatomie Pathologique et de Neuropathologie et Laboratoire de Biopathologie de l’Adhésion et de la Signalisation, EA3281Faculté de Médecine timoneMarseille Cedex 5France
  2. 2.Laboratoire d’Histologie et Embryologie moléculaires, INSERM U433Faculté de Médecine Lyon-RTH LaennecLyon Cedex 08France

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