Growth Horm IGF Res 2021 Feb 12;56:101378. Epub 2021 Jan 12.
SEMPR, Serviço de Endocrinologia e Metabologia, Departamento de Clínica Médica, Hospital de Clínicas da Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil. Electronic address:
Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) in patients with non-GH secreting pituitary adenomas [NGHPA group: non-functioning (NFPA), prolactin (PRL) and corticotropin (ACTH)-secreting adenomas] compared to patients with acromegaly, a pituitary disease that has been associated with increased risk for thyroid cancer.
Patients And Methods: Prospective, cross-sectional study involving consecutive outpatients followed in our institution with diagnosis of acromegaly (n = 71; 43 women, median age 57 yrs) and NGHPA (n = 57; 38 women, median age 48 yrs.; PRL (n = 35), ACTH (n = 7), NFPA (n = 15). Read More