Pituitary microadenoma

Case contributed by Ammar Haouimi
Diagnosis almost certain


Prolactin level at 127.4 ng/mL (upper level of normal is ~40 ng/mL).

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

The MRI sequences demonstrate a small rounded well-defined hypo-enhancing lesion of the right aspect of the pituitary gland measuring 7 x 6 x 5 mm. Deviated infundibulum towards the left with normal thickness and enhancement. Normal appearance of the optic chiasma.

Case Discussion

MRI features of pituitary microadenoma.

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