Addison's disease and empty sella.


A 47-year-old woman affected by Addison's disease, inadequately treated with corticosteroids for 14 yr, was referred to our clinic. As a x-ray of skull revealed an enlarged sella turcica, a more thorough study of hypothalamic-pituitary function and of the sellar region was performed. The normal suppression of high plasma ACTH levels induced by… (More)