Non-adenomatous pituitary tumours

Niki Karavitaki, John A H Wass

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Apart from pituitary adenomas, a number of tumours may arise from within the sella presenting a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge at a multidisciplinary specialist level. This article focus on the most commonly diagnosed non-adenomatous pituitary tumours (craniopharyngiomas, Rathke's cleft cysts and meningiomas) and provides data on their pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)651-65
Number of pages15
JournalBest practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2009


  • Algorithms
  • Central Nervous System Cysts
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Humans
  • Meningioma
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Neoplasms


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