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Pituitary Abscess

Known as: Abscess of pituitary 
An inflammatory or infectious process in the pituitary gland characterized by a circumscribed, walled collection of purulent material.
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2016
2016
PurposePituitary abscess (PA) is rare and commonly described in case reports or small case series. This study aimed to better… 
Review
2011
Review
2011
Objective  Pituitary abscess is a rare disorder with nonspecific presenting manifestations, often making a correct preoperative… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
SummaryBackground. Pituitary abscess is rare and most of the cases are of bacterial origin. True fungal pituitary abscess is… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
OBJECT Pituitary abscess is a rare but serious intrasellar infection. To better determine the salient signs and symptoms that… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
Pituitary abscess is a rare condition occurring in various age groups. Only about a hundred cases have been reported in the… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
Abstract Pituitary abscesses, rare lesions, may be divided into primary and secondary types. Primary pituitary abscesses occur… 
Review
1983
Review
1983
Three consecutive cases where abscesses were found within pituitary tumors are presented. In all cases, the diagnosis was made… 
Review
1977
Review
1977
Seven cases of pituitary abscess are presented and the relevant world literature is reviewed. An enlarged sella co-existing with… 
Review
1977
Review
1977
v" Seven cases of pituitary abscess are presented and the relevant world literature is reviewed. An enlarged sella co-existing… 
Review
1973
Review
1973
✓ Two patients, each of whom had an isolated intrasellar (pituitary) abscess, are described. A short survey is given of recorded…