Endoscopic treatment of pituitary abscess: two case reports and literature review

@article{Ciappetta2007EndoscopicTO,
  title={Endoscopic treatment of pituitary abscess: two case reports and literature review},
  author={Pasqualino Ciappetta and Antonio Calace and Pietro Ivo D’Urso and Nicola De Candia},
  journal={Neurosurgical Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={237-246}
}
Pituitary abscess is a rare entity and the correct diagnosis is still difficult before surgery. More than 210 cases have been reported in the medical literature, mostly in the form of isolated case reports. We report two cases of pituitary abscess treated endoscopically and we review the literature. A 30-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man were admitted with a history of pituitary dysfunction. Patient 1 presented with polyuria, polydipsia, amenorrhea, headache, and visual impairment. Magnetic… CONTINUE READING
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