Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Clival Invasion in Pituitary Macroadenoma-MRI



Despite histological benign nature of the pituitary tumour they can achieve large size and in our case also showed unsual invasion into the region of clivus and pterous bones demonstrated by contrast MRI study in this young 20 year old male. Preoperatively the diagnosis was in doubt because of extensive involvement of clivus and was confirmed histopathologically.




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