Hypophysistumor képében jelentkezó ritka kórkép: a sinus sphenoidalis invazív aspergillosisa.

Translated title of the contribution: Aspergillosis of the sphenoid sinus: presentation as a pituitary mass

A. Szporni, S. Czirják, K. Bor, M. Góth, L. Kovács, K. Kressinszky, O. Dohán, G. Szilágyi, I. Szabolcs

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Abstract

A rare manifestation of aspergillosis in the central nervous system is its invasion through the sphenoidal wall into the sella turcica representing itself as a pituitary mass. The symptoms may be headache, visual defect caused by compression of the chiasma, hypopituitarism and diabetes insipidus. In the majority of cases only the postoperative histology leads to the correct diagnosis. A case of invasive aspergillosis was reported here with the clinical picture of a pituitary tumor and without underlying immunodeficiency.

Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)2299-2301
Number of pages3
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Volume141
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - Oct 15 2000

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