Metastasis to pituitary adenoma

Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1985 Mar;109(3):287-9.


Neoplasm to neoplasm metastasis is a medical curiosity. We report two cases of adenocarcinoma metastatic to pituitary adenoma. In both, abrupt progression of symptoms referable to the sellar region was noted and followed by the death of the patient.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adenoma / secondary*
  • Aged
  • Carcinoma, Small Cell / pathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Male
  • Pituitary Neoplasms / secondary*