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Choroid fissure cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa El-Feky

Presentation

Hyperprolactinemia for 6 months.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Brain and sella

A small hypoenhancing area is noted at the left side of the pituitary gland at the delayed postcontrast sequence averaging 5 mm. It appears hypointense on T1 and isointense on T2. Associated mild thickening of the pituitary stalk.

A right-sided choroid fissure cyst is noted.

Case Discussion

In the setting of hyperprolactinemia, the hypoenhancing small pituitary lesion is suggestive of a pituitary microadenoma.

Choroid fissure cyst is usually an incidental finding on brain imaging.

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Case information

rID: 79939
Published: 8th Jul 2020
Last edited: 9th Jul 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Dar El Ashaa Center

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