Pituitary macroadenoma - into sphenoid sinus

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Hypopituitarism.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

MRI pituitary

Modality: MRI

MRI demonstrates a mass in the region of the pituitary with extension into sphenoid sinus and into right cavernous sinus, with encasement of the cavernous ICA, which does not appear narrowed. 

Case Discussion

This patient went on to a transphenoidal resection which confirmed a pituitary adenoma, null-cell type.

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Case Information

rID: 5209
Case created: 17th Dec 2008
Last edited: 7th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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