Empty sella syndrome: does it exist in children?

@article{Ammar1999EmptySS,
  title={Empty sella syndrome: does it exist in children?},
  author={Ahmed Sabry Ammar and Imad Ibrahim Ali Al-Sultan and Fatma Al Mulhim and A Y Al Hassan},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={
          960-3
        }
}
OBJECT The empty sella syndrome (ESS) is well documented in adults, and although the same phenomenon of herniation of the arachnoid space into the enlarged sella turcica has been noted in children, it is not widely known that children suffer from this syndrome. Therefore, the aims of this paper are to increase neurosurgeons' awareness of the existence of this phenomenon in children and to add to the scant body of literature on the subject. METHODS The authors treated 12 children, ranging in… CONTINUE READING
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