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Pituitary microadenoma

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis probable


Elderly male presenting with endocrine disturbance.

Patient Data

Age: Elderly
Gender: Male

Rounded expansion of the pituitary gland to the right of the midline slightly displacing the stalk to the left. On postcontrast images it enhances less than the surrounding pituitary gland. 

Case Discussion

MRI demonstrating features consistent with a pituitary microadenoma.

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