Pituitary gland metastasis from adenocarcinoma of the prostate

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College School of Medicine
Department Neurosurgery
Creator Couldwell, William T.
Other Author Chandrasoma, Parakrama T.; Weiss, Martin H.
Title Pituitary gland metastasis from adenocarcinoma of the prostate
Date 1989
Description A case of prostatic carcinoma metastasis to the pituitary gland is reported. The presentation and rarity of such a lesion is addressed. The literature review yielded only isolated case reports of symptomatic brain metastases unassociated with bone disease from adenocarcinoma of the prostate. The management options of such a lesion are discussed.
Type Text
Publisher American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Volume 71
First Page 138
Last Page 140
Subject Prostate; Pituitary gland; Adenocarcinoma; Metastasis; Transsphenoidal surgery
Subject LCSH Prostate -- Cancer; Adenocarcinoma; Metastasis; Pituitary gland -- Tumors -- Surgery
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Couldwell, W. T., Chandrasoma, P. T., & Weiss, M. H. (1989). Pituitary gland metastasis from adenocarcinoma of the prostate. Journal of Neurosurgery, 71, 138-40.
Rights Management (c) American Association of Neurological Surgeons
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2013-03-04
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s63f579r
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