Pituitary microadenoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou

Presentation

amenorrhea, galactorrhea and decreased lipido

Patient Data

Age: 30 years old
Gender: Female
MRI

Focal bulge of the right side of the pituitary gland associated with mild deviation of the stalk to the left side. Post contrast images reveal small less enhancing focal lesion occupy the right side and responsible for this bulge.

Diagnosis: Pituitary microadenoma.

Case Discussion

During investigation the patient was found to have very high prolactin level for that she was referred to MRI. She was treated by transsphernoidal hypophysectomy.

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Case information

rID: 24491
Published: 20th Aug 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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