Occult invasive pituitary adenoma predisposing to fatal bacterial meningitis.

@article{Laszewski1990OccultIP,
  title={Occult invasive pituitary adenoma predisposing to fatal bacterial meningitis.},
  author={M. J. Laszewski and Steven A. Moore},
  journal={Clinical neuropathology},
  year={1990},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={101-5}
}
Pituitary adenomata are benign neoplasms which usually grow slowly and present with manifestations relating to an associated endocrinopathy or visual disturbance. Rarely these neoplasms will demonstrate a more aggressive behavior with extracranial extension and symptoms of upper airway obstruction or anosmia. Several reported cases suggest that although these neoplasms behave aggressively the overall survival and prognosis for these patients remains good. We present the clinical and postmortem… CONTINUE READING