We are grateful to the many referring physicians who made this series possible. We thank Miriam Sierra-Franco for editorial assistance and Shalawn Weitzel for preparation of the manuscript.
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This patient since has undergone selective removal of a recurrent adenoma and is again in remission.
This work was presented in part at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons in Boston, Massachusetts, April 5–9, 1981.