Hypophysitis associated with a ruptured Rathke's cleft cyst in a woman, during pregnancy.

@article{Sonnet2006HypophysitisAW,
  title={Hypophysitis associated with a ruptured Rathke's cleft cyst in a woman, during pregnancy.},
  author={Emmanuel Sonnet and Nathalie Roudaut and Ph M{\'e}riot and G{\'e}rard Besson and V{\'e}ronique Kerlan},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={353-7}
}
We report the case of a 29-yr-old woman who first presented an aseptic meningitis at the beginning of a pregnancy. She was admitted one month later with headaches and vomiting. Panhypopituitarism with diabetes insipidus was diagnosed. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data suggested the existence of lymphocytic infundibulohypophysitis, with inflammation of the suprasellar area. No new symptoms were noticed until 6 months later when this patient pointed out troubles of the visual field, due to a… CONTINUE READING