Sellar spine: A rare Bony variant of the Sella Turcica

SA Journal of Radiology

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Title Sellar spine: A rare Bony variant of the Sella Turcica
Creator Metelo-Liquito, Luke D. Buthelezi, Thandi E.
Subject Diagnostic Radiology; Neuroradiology sellar spine; pituitary fossa; sella turcica; bony variant; hypoprolactinaemia
Description A sellar spine is a rare osseous projection from the dorsum sellae, resulting in variable compression of sellar and suprasellar structures and varied clinical presentations. CT is the diagnostic modality of choice, while variable signal intensity on MRI may mimic a pituitary microadenoma. A patient presented with hypoprolactinaemia and puerperal alactogenesis due to a sellar spine diagnosed on CT Brain. Neurosurgical and endocrine review and pituitary MRI were recommended with subsequent loss to follow-up.
Publisher AOSIS
Contributor Not applicable.
Date 2022-04-28
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion — Case report
Format text/html application/epub+zip text/xml application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/sajr.v26i1.2371
Source South African Journal of Radiology; Vol 26, No 1 (2022); 3 pages 2078-6778 1027-202X
Language eng
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Coverage — — 37 year old; Female
Rights Copyright (c) 2022 Luke D. Metelo-Liquito, Thandi E. Buthelezi