Crooke hyalinization

degeneration of pituitary gland corticotrophs, with loss of specific granulation and progressive hyalinization, seen in the presence of elevated plasma corticosteroid levels of any cause. Called also Crooke or Crooke-Russell changes and Crooke hyaline degeneration.

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