Metastatic tumor of the pituitary gland.

  title={Metastatic tumor of the pituitary gland.},
  author={Peggy B Nelson and Alan G. Robinson and Augusto Julio Mart{\'i}nez},
  volume={21 6},
Although metastatic tumors of the pituitary gland and the sellar region are not common, they may radiographically mimic a pituitary tumor. Because the metastasis frequently involves the posterior lobe and because lateral extension to the cavernous sinus is common, patients may present with ptosis, diplopia, or diabetes insipidus. Decrease in anterior pituitary function is less common. Metastatic tumors contain abundant vascular networks, as evidenced by frequent blush on cerebral angiography… CONTINUE READING
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