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Assessment of pituitary function.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  452845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sellar and parasellar tumours comprise 10-15% of all intracranial neoplasms. Neurologists will this often be faced with the problem of assessing pituitary function. A thorough clinical examination is of the foremost importance. In addition a small number of simple and rapid tests is required. Knowledge of the physiological variation in pituitary function is, however, necessary to allow a safe interpretation of the results. A simple routine procedure for assessing pituitary function is proposed.
J Lindholm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurologica Scandinavica     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0001-6314     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurol. Scand.     Publication Date:  1979 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-08-29     Completed Date:  1979-08-29     Revised Date:  2006-08-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370336     Medline TA:  Acta Neurol Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Gonadal Steroid Hormones / blood
Growth Hormone / secretion
Pituitary Diseases / diagnosis*
Pituitary Function Tests / methods*
Pituitary Hormones / blood
Pituitary Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Pituitary-Adrenal Function Tests
Prolactin / secretion
Thyroid Function Tests
Thyroid Hormones / blood
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Gonadal Steroid Hormones; 0/Pituitary Hormones; 0/Thyroid Hormones; 9002-62-4/Prolactin; 9002-72-6/Growth Hormone

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