macroadenoma

mac·ro·ad·e·no·ma

(mak'rō-ad'ĕ-nō'mă),
A pituitary adenoma larger than 10 mm in diameter.
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mac·ro·ad·e·no·ma

(mak'rō-ad'ĕ-nō'mă)
A pituitary adenoma larger than 10 mm in diameter.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Commonest disorder reported in our study was Prolactinoma, with more patients being affected with macroadenoma.
A microadenoma was defined as a pituitary tumor of less than 1 cm in diameter and a macroadenoma was defined as a tumor above 1 cm in diameter.
It may occur at a young age, commonly be macroadenoma, commonly produce prolactin, and show slight male predominance.
It has shown reasonable results for treating macroadenoma and tumours invading cavernous sinuses with significant reduction in tumour size and durable endocrinological remission.
This is generally associated with a tumor of the pituitary gland, usually a macroadenoma. Other hormones may be increased due to this tumor in addition to ACTH.
The working diagnosis at that time was of a pituitary macroadenoma.
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Out of 53 macroadenoma 44 (69.85%) had supra sellar extension (Table-II).
One patient with the diagnosis of pituitary macroadenoma (nonsecretory) had a reduced mean serum N[a.sup.+] level (129 mmol/L) three days after the EVD procedure.