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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 53, No. 1, 2005, pp. 105-107
Bioline Code: ni05030
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2005, pp. 105-107

 en Case Report - Giant pituitary adenoma invading the clivus
Goel Atul, Phalke U, Cacciola F, Muzumdar DP


A 26-year-old man was admitted with complaints of worsening of vision for one month. Investigations revealed a large sellar and parasellar tumor mass invading into both the cavernous sinuses. The tumor invaded the clivus and both petrous apices. It was radically but partially resected through a transsphenoidal approach. Following surgery, the patient showed symptomatic improvement. The residual tumor was treated by radiation treatment. The case is discussed and the literature on the subject is briefly reviewed.

Clivus, giant pituitary adenoma, invasion, petrous bone, sella

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