Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2022 Apr 4;55(2):233-246. Epub 2022 Mar 4.
Department of Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, 9500 Euclid Avenue, CA-51, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA; Section of Skull Base Surgery, Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, CA-51, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA; Section of Rhinology, Sinus, & Skull Base Surgery, Head and Neck Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, CA-51, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA. Electronic address:
The pituitary gland plays a vital role in hormonal regulation. Pituitary lesions include tumors, cysts, and inflammatory processes that require multidisciplinary care from endocrinologists, neuro-ophthalmologists, neurosurgeons, and otolaryngologists. Treatment is typically aimed at controlling hormonal hypersecretion, decompressing the optic apparatus, and reducing tumor volume, and surgery is a common first-line approach. Read More