Introduction: pituitary adenoma is a benign pituitary gland tumor located on the sellar or suprasellar region, WHO Classified this as a tumor of the endocrine gland. Incidence rates are 7-15% in adults, 8% in geriatric, and 0,8-2% in children, and mostly happened in the second or third decades of life, sex prevalence female to male ratio was 2:1. Pituitary Adenoma's Symptom widely varied in appearance which causing late diagnosis of the disease and results in irreversible disability. Objective: The aims of this article to provide the clinician a comprehensive understanding of early diagnosis and treatment of pituitary adenoma to prevent its disability and mortality.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-292
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Medical Journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021


  • Pathophysiology
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Pituitary adenoma classification
  • Pituitary apoplexy


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