A CASE REPORT ON PITUTARY MICRO ADENOMA
Jomin George Joseph*, Athulya Raj, Archana Vijay, Pheba Susan Thomas, Rani Manju, Nithin Manohar R., Julie Mariam Joshua and Santhosh M. Mathews
The tumors that occur in the pituitary gland are referred to as adenomas out of which they are classified on the basis of the size of growth. Mostly, Pituitary tumors are seen in the sellar region. The prevalence of pituitary lesions comprises to about 10 percent of all intracranial lesions and most of them are benign in nature but 0.5 percent of pituitary tumors are reported as carcinogenic. The development in the medical sciences in relation with improvement in diagnostic examination and advances in treatment resulted in the successful therapeutic outcome in dealing with these tumors. A case report regarding pituitary microadenoma of a 29-year-old female is discussed here with details of her clinical presentation.
Keywords: Pituitary Microadenoma, therapeutic outcome.
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