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ea0003p20 | Clinical Case Reports | BES2002

A rare cause of intrasellar mass: Cholesterol granuloma

Kelestimur F , Unluhizarci K , Colak R , Balkanli S , Karahan I , Selcuklu A , Ozturk F , Bayram F

The most common cause of a mass lesion in the sella is pituitary adenoma. Some parasellar lesions may be cystic and sometimes may mimic the clinical and radiological features of pituitary adenoma. A 36 year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of headache for five years and amenorrhoea for five months. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the pituitary gland showed sellar mass lesion characterized by high signal intensity on T1 and T2-weighted images. Endocrinological ...