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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 21(5); 1992 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1992;21(5): 579-585.
A Case of Lymphocytic Adenohypophysitis Presenting as a Pituitary Tumor.
Young Bo Kim, Suck Jun Oh, Hwan Yung Chung, Nam Kyu Kim, Kwang Myung Kim, Myung Ho Kim, Seung Ro Lee
1Depertment of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
2Depertment of Neurology, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
3Depertment of Radiology, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
ABSTRACT
A case of lymphocytic adenohypophysitis presenting as a pituitary tumor is reported. This 30-year-old woman, gravida 1, sought medical attention during the eight month of pregnancy because of progressive headache and bluring of vision and scintillations across both visual field. After delivery, her symptoms were progressive. A large round shaped homogeneous enhancing sellar mass, as a pituitary tumor, was hoswn on brain CT and contrast enhanced MR imaged. Total removal of the tumor was done via subfrontal approach without further neurologic deficit. The tumor was diagnosed as lymphocytic adenohypophysitis with H & E staning postoperative hormonal therapy was performed.
Key Words: Lymphocytic adenohypophysitis; Pituitary tumor; Autoimmune disease; Pregnancy
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