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2021 Feb 04

Br J Neurosurg

Primary pituitary granulomatosis with polyangiitis and the role of pituitary biopsy, case report and literature review.


How Hong E, Shalid A, Gatt D, Deepak S, Bahl A
Br J Neurosurg. 2021 Feb 04:1-7.
PMID: 33538207.


Pituitary dysfunction (PD) in granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is a rare manifestation of the disease with an incidence of 2% and tends to occur as the disease progresses. On very rare occasions, PD can be the initial presentation of GPA. From our literature review, only 6 such cases were documented.