Tuberculum sellae meningioma

Case contributed by Dr Shankar Poudel


Patient complains of bilateral visual deterioration and headache.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

There is a homogenous vividly enhancing T1 and T2 isointense suprasellar solid mass measuring 2.8 x 2.2 cm on the tuberculum sella with extension anteriorly as dural tail on the planum sphenoidale.

The mass is extending inferiorly into the sella depressing the diaphragmatic sella and compressing pituitary gland,which is visualized separately. Superiorly mass is compressing optic chiasma.

There is also increased T2 signal along left optic tract suggestive of edema.

Case Discussion

The most likely diagnosis is a tuberculum sellae meningioma. Unfortunately, the histology report is not available.

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Case information

rID: 43142
Published: 25th Feb 2016
Last edited: 26th Feb 2016
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