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Familial isolated pituitary adenoma

Disease definition

A rare, genetic endocrine tumor characterized by variable clinical manifestations, resulting from the tumor size, excess hormone secretion or lack of hormone secretion. Tumor can be growth hormone-secreting, prolactin-secreting, growth hormone and prolactin co-secreting, and non-functioning pituitary adenomas. In rare cases, adenomas secrete TSH or ACTH. Within the same family, both same or different type of pituitary adenoma scan be present.


  • Synonym(s):
    • FIPA
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: D35.2
  • OMIM: 102200  600634
  • UMLS: C1863340
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10959
  • MedDRA: -

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