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ea0035p229 | Clinical case reports Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2014

A case of hypopituitarism caused by lung cancer metastasis to the pituitary

Kaluzny Marcin , Bolanowski Marek , Zielinski Grzegorz , Piesiak Pawel , Maksymowicz Maria

Pituitary tumor is a rare endocrine disorder. In the majority of cases, they are secreting prolactin and/or GH. Pituitary metastatic tumors are localized more often in the nervous than adenomatous hypophysis. Lung, breast and large intestine cancers metastases are found in the pituitary in the most cases. They cause hypopituitarism and local complications. The most often complications found are an optic nerve chiasm pressure or infiltration with a visual field loss, cavernous ...