microadenoma

mi·cro·ad·e·no·ma

(mī'krō-ad'ĕ-nō'mă),
A pituitary adenoma smaller than 10 mm in diameter.

microadenoma

/mi·cro·ad·e·no·ma/ (-ad″ĕ-no´mah) a pituitary adenoma less than 10 mm in diameter.

microadenoma

[mī′krō·ad′ənō′mə]
a pituitary adenoma less than 10 mm in diameter.

mi·cro·ad·e·no·ma

(mī'krō-ad-ĕ-nō'mă)
A pituitary adenoma less than 10 mm in diameter.

microadenoma

an adenoma less than 0.5 inch diameter.
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in 2008 retrospectively analyzed clinical record data for 42 adult patients who underwent surgical resection of pituitary microadenoma.
Intrasellar carotid anastomosis simulating pituitary microadenoma.
Magnetic resonance imaging showed one patient with microadenoma and seven with macroadenoma [Table 1].
If pituitary adenomas are smaller than 10 mm, they are classified as microadenoma and they are generally functional.
Most common tumour observed in the study was pituitary macroadenoma in 20 cases, followed by 8 cases of craniopharyngioma, then 6 cases of microadenoma and 5 cases of meningioma and one case was an aneurysm of supraclinoid ICA which was mistaken for meningioma on CT and later diagnosed to be aneurysm on MRI.
Symptoms of a pituitary microadenoma may include tiredness, headaches, vomiting, dizziness, vision problems, and menstrual or breast changes (Barrow Neurological Institute, n.
Mexico Gestacion G2 G1 G4 Diagnostico (s) Huevo muerto, MU, Microadenoma EMA, 2 Pareja con hipofisiario, abortos, toxicomania.
Classification Presumed diagnosis All cases with Cases with the of findings a finding finding not undiagnosed on visible on NECT NECT retrospectively Infective Meningeal 7 ([dagger]) 4 ([dagger]) enhancement Empyema/ 1 -- Abscess Vascular Arteriovenous 1 -- malformation Dural venous 2 2 sinus thrombosis Ischaemic Lacunar infarct 2 -- Neoplastic Meningioma 2 1 Pituitary mass 1 ([dagger]) -- Pituitary 2 1 microadenoma Other Pituitary stalk 1 -- thickened Enhancing 3 3 nodule(s) Neurocystisercosis 1 -- Middle cranial 1 -- fossa lesion Total -- 24 11 NECT, non-contrast-enhanced computed tomography.
Results: The most common abnormality on MR I was microadenoma (n=34, 39.
Distribution of patients with various types of adenomas Microadenoma 21,2% Gigantic adenoma 11,3% Macroadenoma 67,5% Macroadenomas with 25,2% intrasellar growth Macraadenomaswith 42,4% Extrasellargrowth
A los 13 anos de edad en los estudios hormonales evolutivos del eje hipotalamo- hipofisario, detectan cifras bajas de hormona de crecimiento, lo que condujo a la realizacion de una tomografia contrastada selectiva de la silla turca, diagnosticandose por estas imagenes un microadenoma de hipofisis, el medico endocrinologo que atendia a esta paciente decidio indicar tratamiento hormonal con GH (hormona de crecimiento) con una frecuencia diaria durante 3 meses, al termino de este tiempo la paciente comenzo a presentar trastornos visuales, por lo cual se le indico una nueva tomografia contrastada selectiva de la silla turca, donde se aprecia una lesion compatible con un macroadenoma de hipofisis, por lo cual se decidio interconsultar con Neurocirugia para su tratamiento quirurgico.
Pituitary microadenoma was the cause of hyperprolactinemia in 30 (39.