Rapid enlargement and recurrence of a preexisting intrasellar craniopharyngioma during the course of two pregnancies - Case report


Aydin Y., Can S., Gulkilik A., Turkmenoglu O., Alatli C., Ziyal I.

JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, cilt.91, sa.2, ss.322-324, 1999 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 91 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 1999
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3171/jns.1999.91.2.0322
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.322-324

Özet

Enlargement of preexisting pituitary adenomas during pregnancy is well documented, but this phenomenon is unusual for nonendocrine pituitary tumors such as craniopharyngiomas. Only six cases of craniopharyngioma have been reported as presenting during pregnancy.