Eosinophilic granuloma mimicking a pituitary tumor

R. H. Goodman, K. D. Post, M. E. Molitch, L. S. Adelman, L. R. Altemus, H. Johnston

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Abstract

The authors present the case report of patient in whom hypopituitarism, diplopia, and visual field defects were due to eosinophilic granuloma. Radiographic studies were suggestive of a pituitary tumor and subsequent histological evaluation showed replacement of the anterior pituitary by histiocytic cells. Eosinophilic granuloma should be included in the differential diagnosis of an intrasellar mass.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)723-725
Number of pages3
JournalNeurosurgery
Volume5
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

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  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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Goodman, R. H., Post, K. D., Molitch, M. E., Adelman, L. S., Altemus, L. R., & Johnston, H. (1979). Eosinophilic granuloma mimicking a pituitary tumor. Neurosurgery, 5(6), 723-725. https://doi.org/10.1227/00006123-197912000-00015