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.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||International Medical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2021|
- Pituitary adenoma
- Pituitary adenoma classification
- Pituitary apoplexy