Adenoma, Pars Intermedia, Anterior Pituitary, Rat

  • William W. Carlton
  • Christian L. Gries
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Adenomas of the pars intermedia of the pituitary gland (as defined by the WHO*/IARC international classification of rodent tumors) vary in size and may cause enlargement of the gland. The gross appearance is similar to the solid chromophobe adenoma of the pars distalis.


Pituitary Gland Anterior Lobe Intermediate Lobe Rodent Tumor Chromophobe Adenoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William W. Carlton
    • 1
  • Christian L. Gries
    • 2
  1. 1.Emeritus Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.Department of Toxicology and PathologyEli Lilly and CompanyGreenfieldUSA

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