Pituitary abscess: an unexpected diagnosis Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • The pituitary gland can demonstrate a variety of pathologies with different clinical presentations. Amongst them, pituitary abscess is a rare infectious disease for which contrast-enhanced MRI aids the diagnostic pathway. We present a 16-year-old girl with imaging and surgical findings consistent with primary pituitary abscess.

authors

  • Shuster, Anatoly
  • Gunnarsson, Thorsteinn
  • Sommer, Doron
  • Miller, Elka

publication date

  • February 2010