Craniopharyngioma, Pituitary Gland, Rat

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


This neoplasm arises within or invades the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland and causes enlargement of the gland and compression atrophy of the overlying hypothalamus. The tumor can have both solid and cystic areas.


Pituitary Adenoma Pituitary Gland Pituitary Tumor Squamous Epithelium Epidermoid Cyst 
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  • William W. Carlton
  • Christian L. Gries

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