A rare primary sellar melanoma. Case report.

  title={A rare primary sellar melanoma. Case report.},
  author={Jochen Tuettenberg and Wolfram Fink and Walter Back and Frederik Wenz and Dirk Schadendorf and C. Thom{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={100 5},
The authors report on the case of a 37-year-old woman in whom a primary sellar malignant melanoma mimicking a hemorrhagic pituitary macroadenoma was treated. This entity is exceedingly rare; only five cases are described in the literature. The patient presented with rapid deterioration of vision within a 2-week period. After an ophthalmological diagnosis of chiasmal syndrome was made, magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the head revealed an intra- and suprasellar mass that was elevating and… CONTINUE READING

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