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Pituicytoma: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21325358     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pituicytoma is a rare primary tumour of the neurohypophysis or infundibulum, which masquerades as a pituitary adenoma. We present a pituicytoma case in a 45-year-old female presenting as a focal lesion of the neurohypophysis. This case report reviews the clinical, neuroimaging and histopathological features of this rare tumour in order to understand it better.
J Chu; Z Yang; Q Meng; J Yang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  84     ISSN:  1748-880X     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-17     Completed Date:  2011-04-26     Revised Date:  2013-06-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e55-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Astrocytoma / classification,  pathology*
Diagnosis, Differential
Hemianopsia / etiology
Middle Aged
Pituitary Gland, Posterior / pathology*
Pituitary Neoplasms / classification,  pathology*
Treatment Outcome

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