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Pituitary spindle cell oncocytoma

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Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
HPO: HP:0011764


A spindled-to-epithelioid, oncocytic, nonendocrine neoplasm of the anterior hypophysis that manifests in adults and follows a benign clinical course. Pituitary spindle cell oncocytomas are firm, fibrous, and adherent to surrounding structures and are highly vascular. [from HPO]

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  • CROGVPituitary spindle cell oncocytoma

Professional guidelines


Trifa A, Knafo S, Maatoug A, Militaru M, Copaciu R, Aghakhani N, Parker F
Acta Neurol Belg 2023 Jun;123(3):815-822. Epub 2022 Mar 17 doi: 10.1007/s13760-022-01917-0. PMID: 35301693
Kandregula S, Shashidhar A, Rao S, Beniwal M, Shukla D, Srinivas D, Saini J, Mahadevan A, Santosh V, Arimappamagan A
J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 2022 Sep;83(5):442-450. Epub 2021 Dec 15 doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1740264. PMID: 34911085

Recent clinical studies


Li Y, Chen SH, Sheinberg D, Buttrick S, Levine CG, Bhatia RG, Lam BL, Pasol J, Ayala AR, Starke RM
World Neurosurg 2020 Jan;133:56-59. Epub 2019 Sep 27 doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.09.108. PMID: 31568904


Yang YC, Liao WC
World Neurosurg 2021 Jul;151:21-22. Epub 2021 Apr 8 doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.03.158. PMID: 33839335
Dawoud FM, Naylor RM, Giannini C, Swanson AA, Meyer FB, Uhm JH
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2020 Sep;196:106059. Epub 2020 Jun 30 doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2020.106059. PMID: 32682222

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