Diagnostic Work-Up and Nonsurgical Management of Pituitary Disease
Pituitary lesions are rare with an approximate incidence of 2 per 100,000, although autopsy studies have identified pituitary lesions in 11 % of cases. There are three main groups of patients that require diagnostic assessment for characterization or detection of pituitary disease:
KeywordsPituitary Adenoma Dopamine Agonist Stereotactic Radiosurgery Pituitary Disease Pituitary Mass
- The National Endocrine and Metabolic diseases information services (http://endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/pubs/acro/acro.aspx).
- The Pituitary Foundation (http://www.pituitary.org.uk/content/view/208/).