Lees, P. D., Gawne-Cain, M. and Sandeman, D.D., 2003. Visual Field Compression by a Non-Secreting Pituitary Tumour During Pregnancy. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 96 (1), pp. 27-28.
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The pituitary gland enlarges physiologically in pregnancy, mainly because of lactotroph hyperplasia. Pre-existing pituitary tumours can likewise increase in size, but compressive effects may be due to displacement rather than enlargement
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