Author | George Allen, MD

Articles

Aggressive Pituitary Tumors

September 01, 1998

ByLewis S. Blevins, Jr, MD|Denise K. Verity, MSN, RN, CS|George Allen, MD

Although almost all pituitary tumors are benign adenomas, a surprisingly large number of these tumors invade tissues outside of the pituitary gland. Such invasion, by itself, is not diagnostic of pituitary carcinomas, which are