Endoscopic endonasal resection of a synchronous pituitary adenoma and a tuberculum sellae meningioma: technical case report.

@article{Prevedello2007EndoscopicER,
  title={Endoscopic endonasal resection of a synchronous pituitary adenoma and a tuberculum sellae meningioma: technical case report.},
  author={Daniel Monte-Serrat Prevedello and A J Thomas and Paul A. Gardner and Carl H. Snyderman and Ricardo L Carrau and Amin Kassam},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={60 4 Suppl 2},
  pages={E401; discussion E401}
}
OBJECTIVE The presence of a sellar macroadenoma with a concomitant tuberculum sellae meningioma typically requires a craniotomy for extirpation of the meningioma. We describe a single endoscopic approach for resection of both lesions. PRESENTATION A 52-year-old woman with complaints of continuous headache and right temporal visual field loss was found to have a 1.9 x 2.1 x 1.7-cm enhancing sellar mass on magnetic resonance imaging scans associated with a second enhancing extra-axial lesion at… CONTINUE READING

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