Empty sella

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

MRI

The pituitary fossa is expanded and filled with CSF intensity fluid. The infundibulum is mostly central (certainly not significantly displaced) and extends down to the floor of the sella where a thin lining of soft tissue is present. 

Case Discussion

This patient had a history of benign intracranial hypertension, with prominent empty sella.

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Case information

rID: 5661
Published: 4th Mar 2009
Last edited: 22nd Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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