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ISRN Endocrinology
Volume 2013, Article ID 723432, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/723432
Clinical Study

Clinicopathological Features of Growth Hormone-Producing Pituitary Adenomas in 242 Acromegaly Patients: Classification according to Hormone Production and Cytokeratin Distribution

1Department of Neurosurgery, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3-25-8 Nishishinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8461, Japan
2Department of Pathology, Toranomon Hospital, 2-2-2 Tranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8470, Japan
3Division of Neuropathology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3-25-8 Nishishinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8461, Japan
4Division of Hypothalamic and Pituitary Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo 105-8470, Japan
5Okinaka Memorial Institute for Medical Research, 2-2-2 Tranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8470, Japan

Received 26 October 2012; Accepted 20 November 2012

Academic Editors: R. V. García-Mayor, S. La Rosa, and J. A. Rillema

Copyright © 2013 Ryosuke Mori et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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