hrp0089p1-p198 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty P1 | ESPE2018

A National UK Guideline for Managing Pituitary Adenomas in Children and Young People Under 19 Years Developed According to the AGREE II Framework

Blair Jo , Korbonits Marta , Ronaldson Amy , Dang Mary N , Spoudeas Helen

Pituitary adenomas are usually benign tumours arising from the hormone-secreting cells of the anterior pituitary gland. These adenomas can result in excess hormone secretion and the development of characteristic syndromes, such as CushingÂ’s disease, acromegaly and hyperprolactinaemia, and/or mass effects on surrounding vital structures causing for example visual disturbances and pituitary hormone deficiencies. In children and young people under 19 years (CYP), the managem...