Enlarged sella turcica

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Know case of pituitary tumour with hydrocephalus. VP shunt.

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Marked enlargement of the sella turcica with some erosion of its inferior aspect.

VP shunt in situ.

Case Discussion

Lateral skull films are infrequently performed with such readily available CT imaging.   They may still be performed as part of a VP shunt series.

In this case an enlarged sella turcica is well illsutrated, in this case from a pituitary tumour.

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Case Information

rID: 45929
Case created: 14th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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