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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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Review
2004
Review
2004
SummaryBackground. Pituitary abscess is rare and most of the cases are of bacterial origin. True fungal pituitary abscess is… Expand
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2002
2002
Pituitary abscesses are potentially life-threatening lesions if not appropriately diagnosed and treated. The authors have… Expand
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Infratentorial empyema, pituitary abscess, and septic cavernous sinus thrombophlebitis are all rare and… Expand
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1998
1998
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Pituitary abscess is rare, with few cases of secondary pituitary abscess reported. To our knowledge… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We report a case of a culture-proven intrasellar Candida albicans abscess. A 36-year-old woman presented with a history of… Expand
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1992
1992
We report the case of a woman admitted for hypopituitarism of sudden onset, in whom conventional radiography, CT and MRT… Expand
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1983
1983
A 25-year-old woman from India, 3 months postpartum, presented with continued lactation (prolact in 108 ng / ml) and a left… Expand
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1980
1980
A case of pituitary abscess is reported in which the diagnosis was made during surgery. The difficulties in diagnosis and… Expand
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1965
1965
The ideal method for the treatment of acromegaly remains uncertain. Evidence of local pressure from a pituitary tumour offers an… Expand
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