TABLE 2

Characteristics of Pediatric Patients With Thyrotropinomas Published in the Literature

Age, yGenderMacroadenomaSurgeryRadiationSomatostatinCureFollow-up
115FemaleYesCraniotomyNoNoNoDeath
119MaleYes (20 × 30 × 20 mm)YesYes, externalNoNoLost to follow-up
117FemaleYes (48 × 62 × 58 mm)Yes (50% reduction-transfrontal)Yes, externalNoNoUnknown
136MaleYes (20 × 15 mm)Yes (transsphenoidal)NoNoNoDeath
158FemaleUnknownYes (transsphenoidal)NoNoYesCure
164MaleYesYes (transsphenoidal)NoYesYes4 mo