Pituitary Incidentaloma

A term of art referring to an asymptomatic prolactinoma discovered during a workup for other conditions
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6,12 It has suggested that for pituitary incidentaloma usually the tumour is less than 1 centimetre (cm) diameter, while for adrenal less than 2cm (or 4 cm).
Screening for ACTH-dependent hypercortisolism in patients affected with pituitary incidentaloma.
Adrenal and pituitary incidentalomas in a case of Cushing's syndrome.
Combined granulomatous and lymphocytic hypophysitis presenting as pituitary incidentaloma in a middle-aged woman.
Surgical treatment of a pituitary incidentaloma is recommended when the lesion is causing a visual field deficit or other visual abnormalities, such as ophthalmoplegia "or neurological compromise," according to evidence-based clinical practice guidelines that were published by the Endocrine Society.
A pituitary incidentaloma is defined as "a previously unsuspected pituitary lesion that is discovered on an imaging study performed for an unrelated reason.
Difficulty in differentiating thyrotropin secreting pituitary microadenoma from pituitary-selective thyroid hormone resistance accompanied by pituitary incidentaloma.
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