Pituitary macroadenoma

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Known pituitary macroadenoma.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female
MRI

Pituitary MRI

The growth pattern may simulate male genitalia

Case Discussion

This midline sagittal MRI image demonstrates a sizeable pituitary macroadenoma growing out of the pituitary fossa and extending up the infundibulum. This growth pattern simulates the 'cock n balls' depiction of male genitalia often popularised on the back of toilet doors... well in Australia anyway.
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Case information

rID: 17913
Case created: 24th May 2012
Last edited: 10th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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