TABLE 1:

Clinical features of 22 patients with pituitary adenoma

Case No./Patient Age (y)/Patient SexSigns and Symptoms*Adenoma TypeHeight × Width × Thickness (mm)HSI Site§HSI ShapePostoperative MR Study Interval (mo)Postoperative HSIPostoperative DI
Group A
 1/63/MVFDNF31 × 28 × 33SDOvoid5YesNo
 2/63/FHeadacheNF20 × 18 × 19SDRound36YesNo
 3/61/MVFDNF39 × 26 × 30SDOvoid6YesNo
 4/55/MVFDNF32 × 26 × 25SDLinear10YesNo
 5/63/MVFDNF26 × 22 × 20SDLinear0.5YesNo
 6/35/MImpotencePRL35 × 25 × 22SDLinear44YesNo
 7/74/FVFDNF35 × 22 × 26SDRound5YesNo
 8/59/FVFDNF38 × 31 × 23SDLinear3YesNo
 9/39/FVFDNF27 × 21 × 18ISLinear21YesNo
 10/39/FVFDPRL22 × 18 × 18SDLinear44YesNo
 11/17/FVFDPRL27 × 18 × 18SDLinear48YesNo
 12/72/FVFDNF29 × 26 × 24SDLinear32YesNo
 13/61/FVFDNF34 × 26 × 24SDLinear31YesNo
 14/54/FVFDNF24 × 20 × 18MELinear1YesNo
 15/28/FAmenorrheaPRL22 × 18 × 15SDLinear26YesNo
 16/35/FVFDNF29 × 26 × 20SDLinear24YesNo
 17/74/FAcromegalyGH24 × 23 × 21SDOvoid6YesNo
 18/33/FVFDPRL52 × 38 × 36NoneNA27YesNo
Group B
 19/60/MVFDNF19 × 18 × 20NoneNA4NoNo
 20/70/MVFDNF22 × 20 × 18NoneNA7NoYes
 21/48/FVFDNF29 × 20 × 20NoneNA27NoYes
 22/30/MVFDNF34 × 30 × 26NoneNA22NoYes
  • * VFD indicates visual field defect.

  • GH indicates growth hormone–secreting adenoma; NF, nonfunctioning adenoma; and PRL, prolactinoma.

  • Pituitary apoplexy.

  • § IS indicates intrasellar; ME, median eminence; SD, supradiaphragmatic.

  • NA indicates not applicable.