The fine structure of blood vessels in chromophobe adenoma

Asao Hirano, Uwamie Tomiyasu, H. M. Zimmerman

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The fine structure of the small blood vessels in chromophobe adenoma was compared to normal pituitary. The most striking difference was the relative paucity of endothelial fenestrae in the tumor accompanied by a widened perivascular space. The origin of these changes and their possible functional significance are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)200-207
Number of pages8
JournalActa neuropathologica
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1972


  • Chromophobe Adenoma
  • Fenestrae
  • Pituitary Gland

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


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