From the case: Pituitary macroadenoma

MRI

MRI pituitary

Sagittal T1 C+
Modality: MRI (T1 C+)

- “ This patient went on to have a transphenoidal resection which confirmed the presence of a pituitary adenoma. This case illustrates the somewhat 'g...”

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  • Craniopharyngioma - “ Craniopharyngiomas are relatively benign (WHO grade I) neoplasms that typically arise in the sellar/suprasellar region. They account for ~1-5% of ...”
  • Pituitary macroadenoma - “ Pituitary macroadenomas are the most common suprasellar mass in adults, and responsible for the majority of transsphenoidal hypophysectomies. They...”
  • Pituitary region masses - “ A simple and popular mnemonic to remember the common suprasellar/parasellar/intrasellar masses is SATCHMO. The more comprehensive list includes: ...”
  • Pituitary region masses (most common) - “ The five most common masses in the pituitary region are: pituitary macroadenoma meningioma aneurysm craniopharyngioma suprasellar pilocytic a...”
  • Chondrosarcoma of the skull base - “ Chondrosarcomas of the base of the skull are rare compared with other skull base tumors but are an important differential diagnosis as surgical re...”

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