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ea0041oc9.5 | Endocrine Tumours | ECE2016

Pituicytoma: a neuropathological analysis of 10 samples

Mende Klaus Christian , Matschke Jakob , Buslei Rolf , Buchfelder Michael , Fahlbusch Rudolf , Saeger Wolfgang , Flitsch Joerg

Introduction: Pituicytoma is a rare neoplasm of the sellar region, believed to originate from neurohypophyseal cells. Tumor resection is the primary treatment option, but may remain incomplete due to excessive bleeding of the well vascluarized tumor stroma. Therefore the search for alternative or additional treatment regimens is necessary. In a previous publication in 2012 the presence of VEGF-R was shown in one tumor sample, potentially opening the door for modern treatment o...

ea0016p161 | Clinical cases | ECE2008

Coincidence of a diaphragma sellae meningioma and two different pituitary adenoma subtypes in a single intra- and suprasellar lesion

Kreutzer Juergen , Buchfelder Michael , Nimsky Christopher , Blumcke Ingmar , von keller Boris , Saeger Walter , Buslei Rolf

Objective: Despite a wide variety of differential diagnosis, modern MRI imaging usually enables a good preoperative evaluation of the aetiology in most cases with scull base and sellar lesions. However, in some cases MRI visualization alone may also be misleading with a consecutive need to adapt intraoperative strategies.Clinical presentation: The case of a 67-year-old male patient with the history of a bacterial meningitis, visual deterioration and the ...

ea0035p922 | Pituitary Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2014

Oral and dental pathologies in patients with acromegaly

Kreitschmann-Andermahr Ilonka , Kohlmann Johannes , Starz Daniel , Siegel Sonja , Schlaffer Sven , Hirschfelder Ursula , Buslei Rolf , Buchfelder Michael

Introduction: Growth of the tongue and mandible and dental pathologies are recognized consequences of untreated growth hormone excess in acromegaly. However, data on the frequency of the individual oro-dental pathologies are sparse. We, therefore, developed a self-report questionnaire on typical oro-dental changes, therapeutic measures, costs for prosthetic treatment and the role of dental professionals in the diagnostic process of acromegaly.Methods: Th...