Prevalence of Pituitary Incidentaloma in Relatives of Patients With Pituitary Adenoma
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00598949
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2010 by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The purpose of the study is to determine genetic links among blood-relatives and between spouses of patients with pituitary tumors.
Condition or disease
The purpose of the family study is to investigate the genetic basis for the development of pituitary tumors by assessing the prevalence of pituitary tumors in relatives of probands with the disease as compared to the prevalence in unrelated spouses sharing a similar environment.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
tertiary referral center
patients harboring secretory or non-secretory adenomas and/or siblings and/or spouses
patient without consenting siblings and/or siblings and/or spouses
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Nervous System Neoplasms