Pituitary macroadenoma

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Study for suspected stroke.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

CT Brain

CT shows preserved aspect of supratentorial parenchyma. There were no focal images. Brainstem and posterior fossa aspect conserved. Not observed deviation from the midline or mass effect. Ventricles and subarachnoid space preserved amplitude. Incidentally there is a circumscribed enhancing ovoid mass, with increased pituitary tissue density expanded pituitary fossa.  There is no evidence of cavernous sinus involvement

Case Discussion

These features are highly suggestive of a pituitary macroadenoma.

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Case information

rID: 22647
Published: 13th Apr 2013
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
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