Pituitary adenoma combined with Rathke's cleft cyst--case report.

  title={Pituitary adenoma combined with Rathke's cleft cyst--case report.},
  author={Atsushi Miyagi and Motoyuki Iwasaki and Tadashi Shibuya and Goro Kido and Hidehiko Kushi and M Miyagami and Tsunehisa Tsubokawa},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={33 9},
A rare pituitary adenoma associated with Rathke's cleft cyst was discovered incidentally in a 44-year-old male admitted after head trauma. Neurological and physiological examination found no abnormalities, except for panhypopituitarism. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated a solid mass in the sellar cavity with suprasellar extension, associated with a cystic mass extending into the third ventricle. The tumor was removed subtotally by the transcranial approach. Light… CONTINUE READING