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The 2017 World Health Organization classification of tumors of the pituitary gland 1).


Christopher R. Honey et al., from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada described a condition, hemilaryngopharyngeal spasm (HELPS), which can cause severe episodic stridor leading to unconsciousness in association with cough. The first recognized and surgically cured patient with HELPS was reported in 2017 2).

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Lopes MBS. The 2017 World Health Organization classification of tumors of the pituitary gland: a summary. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 Oct;134(4):521-535. doi: 10.1007/s00401-017-1769-8. Epub 2017 Aug 18. Review. PubMed PMID: 28821944.
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Honey CR, Gooderham, P, Morrison, M, Ivanishvili, Z: Episodic hemilaryngopharyngeal spasm (HELPS) syndrome: case report of a surgically treatable novel neuropathy. J Neurosurg 126:1653–1656, 2017
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