Primary empty sella (PES): a review of 175 cases

  title={Primary empty sella (PES): a review of 175 cases},
  author={Mirtha Adriana Guitelman and Natalia Garc{\'i}a Basavilbaso and Mario Fiore Vitale and Alberto Chervin and D{\'e}bora Katz and Karina Miragaya and Julio R. Herrera and Dora Cornal{\'o} and Marisa Servidio and Laura E. Boero and Marcos Paulo Manavela and Karina Danilowicz and Anal{\'i}a Alfieri and Graciela Stalldecker and Mariela Glerean and Patricia Fainstein Day and Carolina Ballarino and M M Gil and Amelia Susana Rogozinski},
The term primary empty sella (PES) makes reference to the herniation of the subarachnoid space within the sella turcica in patients with no history of pituitary tumor, surgery or radiotherapy. To retrospectively assess clinical features, radiological findings and the biochemical endocrine function from the records of 175 patients with a diagnosis of PES. One hundred seventy-five patients (150 females) were studied. The mean age at diagnosis was 48.2 ± 14 year. Most diagnoses were made by… CONTINUE READING
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