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Pituitary Adenomas in Childhood

  • Dachling Pang
Part of the Foundations of Neurological Surgery book series (FONS, volume 3)

Abstract

Pituitary adenomas are exceptionally rare tumors in childhood. Whereas adenomas represent approximately 15% of all intracranial tumors in adults [1, 2], their incidence varies between 0.1% to 1.2% among pediatric brain tumors [3–5].

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Growth Hormone Pituitary Adenoma Pituitary Tumor Growth Hormone Level Transsphenoidal Surgery 
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