Nečekané „vyléčení“ u geriatrického pacienta s makroadenomem hypofýzy


Authors: V. Hána ;  M. Méline ;  M. Vaněčková ;  E. Topinková
Published in: Geriatrie a Gerontologie 2017, 6, č. 1: 38-41
Category: Case Reports

Overview

Sellar masses are relatively rare in geriatric medicine, but in case of undiagnosed hypocorticalism can have potentialy fatal consequences. A sellar mass can be incidentaly discovered by a CT scan in a geriatric patient after a fall.

Presented case report shows an interdisciplinary management of sellar masses with an unexpected cure of a pituitary macroadenoma in the presented patient.

KEYWORDS:
sellar mass – pituitary adenoma – hypopituitarism – meningoencefalitis


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