A rare glial tumor originating from pituicytes the specialized glial cells of the neurohypophysis characterized by a sellar or suprasellar mass manifesting with clinical signs secondary to mass effect. Typical manifestations are visual disturbances headaches and hypopituitarism. Pituicytomas are low-grade tumors and prognosis is good after total resection.
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