Pituitary Tumors: Scientific Articles

Featured Articles

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Courcoutsakis, N. A., Tatsi, C., Patronas, N. J., Lee, C. C., Prassopoulos, P. K., & Stratakis, C. A. (2013). The complex of myxomas, spotty skin pigmentation and endocrine overactivity (Carney complex): Imaging findings with clinical and pathological correlation. Insights into Imaging, 4(1),119–133. PMID: 23315333
  • Palumbo, T., Faucz, F. R., Azevedo, M., Xekouki, P., Iliopoulos, D., & Stratakis, C. A. (2013). Functional screen analysis reveals miR-26b and miR-128 as central regulators of pituitary somatomammotrophic tumor growth through activation of the PTEN-AKT pathway. Oncogene, 32(13),1651–1659. PMID: 22614013
  • Briassoulis, G., Horvath, A., Christoforou, P., Lodish, M., Xekouki, P., Quezado, M., et al. (2012). Lack of mutations in the gene coding for the hGR (NR3C1) in a pediatric patient with ACTH-secreting pituitary adenoma, absence of stigmata of Cushing’s syndrome and unusual histologic features. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 25(1–2),213–219. PMID: 22570980
  • Xekouki, P., Pacak, K., Almeida, M., Wassif, C. A., Rustin, P., Nesterova, M., et al. (2012). Succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) D subunit (SDHD) inactivation in a growth-hormone-producing pituitary tumor: A new association for SDH? Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 97(3),E357–E366. PMID: 22170724
  • Xekouki, P., & Stratakis, C. A. (2012). Succinate dehydrogenase (SDHx) mutations in pituitary tumors: Could this be a new role for mitochondrial complex II and/or Krebs cycle defects? Endocrine-Related Cancer, 19(6),C33–C40. PMID: 22889736
  • Chowdhury, I. N., Sinaii, N., Oldfield, E. H., Patronas, N., & Nieman, L. K. (2010). A change in pituitary magnetic resonance imaging protocol detects ACTH-secreting tumours in patients with previously negative results. Clinical Endocrinology, 72(4),502–506. PMID: 19500112
  • Stratakis, C. A., Tichomirowa, M. A., Boikos, S., Azevedo, M. F., Lodish, M., Martari, M., et al. (2010). The role of germline AIP, MEN1, PRKAR1A, CDKN1B and CDKN2C mutations in causing pituitary adenomas in a large cohort of children, adolescents, and patients with genetic syndromes. Clinical Genetics, 78(5),457–463. PMID: 20507346
  • Xekouki, P., Azevedo M., & Stratakis, C. A. (2010). Anterior pituitary adenomas: Inherited syndromes, novel genes and molecular pathways. Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism 5, 697–709. PMID: 21264206.

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