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ea0037ep737 | Pituitary: clinical | ECE2015

Clinical features of pituitary adenomas in elderly patients in Castilla La Mancha (Spain) compared with younger age group; a retrospective multicentre study

Vicente Almudena , Val Florentino Del , Cortes Claudia , Lamas Cristina , Aguirre Miguel , Silva Julia , Alramadan Moubarak , Quiroga Ivan

Background: Pituitary adenomas (PAs) in the elderly, defined as people older than 65 years, represent less than 10% of all PAs. Because of increasing life expectancy and improving health care, diagnosis PAs in this age group is increasing with time. Age-related changes and associated diseases may significantly modify the clinical presentation in these patients, delaying the diagnosis of PAs.Objective: To analyse the clinical features of PAs in elderly pa...