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.
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