Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Overactive Pituitary Gland Incidence

Facts about hyperpituitarism:

  • Pituitary tumors are rare.
  • Pituitary tumors more common in adults than children.
  • Only about 1 out of every 10 million children in the US develop a pituitary adenoma each year.

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Last Updated: May 20, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Overactive Pituitary Gland References
  1. Horvath E, Kovacs K, Scheithauer BW. Pituitary hyperplasia. Pituitary. 1999 May;1(3-4):169-79. [11081195]
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