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a tooth situated at the front of the mouth

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of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body

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earlier in time

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The adoption of this staged process for studying pituitary adenomas, with a screening step followed by additional IHC in the case of plurihormonal tumors or those with Pit-1 staining, would imply changes in our historical system, which entailed use of 6 IHC for anterior pituitary hormones supplemented by additional IHC as needed (CAM5.
In terms of specific anterior pituitary hormones necessary for subtyping pituitary adenomas, we recommend FSH, ACTH, GH, and PRL as a minimal panel of specific anterior pituitary hormone stains.
We could not perform stimulation tests in order to diagnose pituitary insufficiency because of the critical illness of our patient, but low basal serum concentrations of anterior pituitary hormones (Table 1) and the significant improvement in general status following the replacement therapy supported the diagnosis of pituitary insufficiency.
This report features the case of a woman who had isolated thyrotropin deficiency, with the remainder of the anterior pituitary hormones being normal.
Tumor cells are negative for anterior pituitary hormones, keratin, vimentin, desmin, and neuron-specific enolase.
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