Intracranial and spinal dissemination of an ACTH secreting pituitary neoplasia. Case report and review of the literature.

@article{Casa1997IntracranialAS,
  title={Intracranial and spinal dissemination of an ACTH secreting pituitary neoplasia. Case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Silvia Della Casa and Salvatore Maria Corsello and Maria Antonietta Satta and Carlo Antonio Rota and Pietro Putignano and V. Vangeli and C Colosimo and Carmelo Anile and Alessandro Barbarino},
  journal={Annales d'endocrinologie},
  year={1997},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={503-9}
}
We report a case of a 52-year-old woman presenting with a recurrence of a large pituitary adenoma with suprasellar extension and an overt Cushing's clinical picture, five years after successful transsphenoidal treatment. After transfrontal ablation of the tumour, followed by external radiotherapy, she was asymptomatic for six years before she exhibited… CONTINUE READING