[Clinical onset of meningitis in chromophobe adenoma of the pituitary: 2 cases].

@article{Ciatto1978ClinicalOO,
  title={[Clinical onset of meningitis in chromophobe adenoma of the pituitary: 2 cases].},
  author={A Ciatto},
  journal={Minerva medica},
  year={1978},
  volume={69 19},
  pages={1325-9}
}
  • A Ciatto
  • Published 1978 in Minerva medica
Two cases of purulent meningitis in subjects with misinterpreted chromophobe adenoma of the hypophysis are presented. Radiography in the acute stage revealed typical enlargement of the sella turcica and thus established the diagnosis, which was eventually confirmed histologically during surgery. The frequency with which this complication has occurred in a personal series is contrasted with its rarity in the literature, particularly neurosurgical works. It is felt, therefore, that the… CONTINUE READING

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