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Pituitary Stone or Calcified Pituitary Tumor? Three Cases and Literature Review

Farida Chentli 1 , * and Amel Safer-Tabi 1
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1 Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Bab El Oued Teaching Hospital, Algiers, Algeria
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  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: July 01, 2015, 13 (3); e28383
  • Published Online: July 1, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: March 3, 2015
  • Revised: May 25, 2015
  • Accepted: May 28, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.28383v2

To Cite: Chentli F, Safer-Tabi A. Pituitary Stone or Calcified Pituitary Tumor? Three Cases and Literature Review, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2015 ; 13(3):e28383. doi: 10.5812/ijem.28383v2.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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