The Journal of Bucharest College of Physicians and the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

Glycoproteic Pituitary Hormones in the Cerebrospinal Fluid of Patients with Pituitary Adenomas


Pituitary adenomas are benign neoplasms originating in the anterior pituitary cells, that represent 15-20% of all intracranial tumors. Pituitary adenomas (PA) can be secreting (producing growth hormone-GH, prolactin-PRL, adrenocor-ticotropic hormone-ACTH or, very rarely gonadotro-pins-FSH and LH or thyrotropic hormone TSH) or non-secreting (NPA). […]