From the case: Pituitary metastasis

MRI

MRI pituitary

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

- “ This case illustrates the typical appearances of a pituitary metastasis, which unfortunately closely mimic other pituitary tumors.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Pituitary tumors - “ Pituitary tumors, in other words, tumors which arise from the pituitary gland itself, include: pituitary adenoma pituitary microadenoma pituita...”
  • Lymphocytic hypophysitis - “ Lymphocytic hypophysitis is an uncommon non-neoplastic inflammatory condition that affects the pituitary gland. It is closely related to other inf...”
  • IgG4-related hypophysitis - “ IgG4-related hypophysitis is a rare cause of inflammation of the pituitary gland and an uncommon manifestation of the systemic IgG4-related diseas...”
  • Pituitary region mass (mnemonic) - “ A useful mnemonic for remembering the differentials for pituitary region masses is: SATCHMO 1,2 MOuSTACHE Mnemonics SATCHMO S: sarcoid, sella...”
  • Pituitary metastasis - “ Pituitary metastases are rare, and unless a systemic metastatic disease is already apparent, are often preoperatively misdiagnosed as pituitary ad...”

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