Reference : Advances in diagnosis and management of familial pituitary adenomas
Scientific journals : Article
Human health sciences : Endocrinology, metabolism & nutrition
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/201485
Advances in diagnosis and management of familial pituitary adenomas
English
Jedidi, Haroun mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Service de neurologie >]
Rostomyan, Liliya mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > > > Form. doct. sc. méd. (paysage)]
Potorac, Iulia mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > > > Doct. sc. médicales (Bologne)]
DEPIERREUX, Frédérique mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Service de neurologie >]
PETROSSIANS, Patrick mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Service d'endocrinologie clinique >]
Beckers, Albert mailto [Université de Liège > Département des sciences cliniques > Endocrinologie >]
2016
International Journal of Endocrine Oncology
3
4
313-323
Yes
National
[en] Familial pituitary adenomas accounts for approximately 5-8 % of all pituitary adenomas. Besides the adenomas occurring as part of syndromic entities that bring together several endocrine or other systems disorders, 2-3% of the familial pituitary adenomas fit into the familial isolated pituitary adenomas (FIPA) syndrome. 20% of FIPA syndromes have shown mutations in the AIP gene and have distinct clinical characteristics. Recent findings have isolated a new non-AIP FIPA syndrome called X-LAG, resulting from duplication in GPR-101 gene. These new advances in the field of pituitary disease are opening up a new challenging domain to both clinician and researcher. This review will focus on these last findings and their contribution to the diagnosis and the management of familial pituitary adenomas.
Fonds d'Investissement pour la Recherche Scientifique (FIRS) du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège.
Students ; Professionals ; Researchers
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/201485
also: http://hdl.handle.net/2268/210252

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