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Intracranial dissemination of pituitary adenomas
  1. Kathleen M. Ogilvy,
  2. Jan Jakubowski
  1. Department of Neuropathology, The Royal Infirmary, Sheffield
  2. Department of Neurological Surgery, The Royal Infirmary, Sheffield


    Two unusual cases of pituitary adenomas giving distant secondary deposits inside the cranial cavity are presented. The authors comment on the accessible literature and the possible routes and cause of the spread. Finally they discuss the problematic nomenclature and classification of these tumours.

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