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ea0063p1105 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology 3 | ECE2019

Aggressive corticotroph adenoma

Stancu Cristina , Enculescu Augustina , Caragheorgheopol Andra , Badiu Corin

Aggressive pituitary tumors (APT) causing Cushing’s Disease are very rare, difficult to treat. The majority of Crooke’s corticotropinomas are macroadenomas, exhibiting rapid growth, resistance to conventional treatments, a high recurrence rate. To date, there is no fully effective method of treatment for these tumors. Pituitary carcinomas (PC) are defined by distant metastasis. PC is exceedingly rare, comprising only 0.1–0.2% of all pituitary neoplasms but APT m...

ea0070aep633 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

ACTH-secreting pituitary tumor with delayed aggressive clinical recurrence – management challenges

Gaita Isabela , Cristescu Alexandru , Enculescu Augustina , Poiana Catalina , Radian Serban

Background: Pituitary adenomas (PA) are slow-growing, benign intracranial tumors. Rarely, they can be histologically and clinically aggressive.Aim: To present a case of corticotroph PA with aggressive behavior following a long indolent interval after the initial surgery.Case presentation: A 47 years old female presented in Nov 2007 with right temporal hemianopsia and left eye blindness, associating type 2 DM and severe mixed dyslip...