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Exophthalmos caused by an invasive pituitary adenoma in a child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  548845     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors present a case of exophthalmos caused by invasion from a hypophyseal tumour, rare both for this type of metastasis and for the patient's young age. Histological study of biopsy material enabled the tumour to be classified. Comparison of clinical and microscopic data helps towards a better understanding of the behaviour of invasive adenomas.
A Sammartino; G Bonavolontà; G Pettinato; A Loffredo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift für Augenheilkunde     Volume:  179     ISSN:  0030-3755     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmologica     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-09-28     Completed Date:  1980-09-28     Revised Date:  2007-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0054655     Medline TA:  Ophthalmologica     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma, Chromophobe / pathology,  radiography,  secondary*
Exophthalmos / etiology*
Fluorescein Angiography
Orbital Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography,  secondary*
Pituitary Neoplasms / pathology*

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