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African Health Sciences
Makerere University Medical School
ISSN: 1680-6905
EISSN: 1680-6905
Vol. 1, No. 1, 2001, pp. 27-28
Bioline Code: hs01009
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

African Health Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2001, pp. 27-28

 en Empty Sella Syndrome: Incidential Findings at Computerised Tomography
Luutu, Israel


A case is presented of a 43-year old female patient who presented with severe dizziness, neck pain and headache. Clinical examination revealed diplopia with a horizontal gaze.

Plain skull radiographs showed an enlarged sella turcica with no abnormal intracraial calcifications. Pre and post contrast axial and post contrast coronal computerised tomography scans through the sella turcica were done. An enlarged sella turcica filled with cerebrospinal fluid was demonstrated.

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