Pituitary macroadenoma

Case contributed by Dr M Shebl

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Sellar mass is seen widening and ballooning the sella turcica, extending into the suprasellar cistern and compressing optic chiasm and 3rd ventricular floor. It is intermediate T1 signal intensity, heterogeneous mixed iso & high T2 signal and has inhomogeneous enhancement in the post contrast images. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a pituitary macroadenoma subsequently proven histologically. 

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Case information

rID: 20464
Case created: 21st Nov 2012
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
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