Tuberculum sellae meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


The patient complained of bilateral visual deterioration and headaches. Perimetry revealed bitemporal hemianopsia.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

MRI showed a midline mass with intermediate T2 signal at the tuberculum sellae, displacing the optic chiasm and extending posteriorly to the pituitary stalk. The pituitary itself appeared normal.

Case Discussion

By far the most likely diagnosis is that or a meningioma; unfortunately histological proof is not available. 

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Case information

rID: 13958
Published: 3rd Jun 2011
Last edited: 23rd Jan 2016
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