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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 9  |  Page : 703-705

Pituitary calcification masquerading as pituitary apoplexy


1 Department of Endocrinology, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi Cantt, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnois, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi Cantt, India

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M K Garg
Department of Endocrinology, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi Cantt - 110 010
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.123573

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Pituitary calcification occurs commonly in lactotroph or somatotroph adenoma but rare in chomophobe or gonadotroph adenoma. On imaging, it can mimic hemorrhage, hence may masquerade pituitary apoplexy if patient present with neurological manifestations. We present a case of pituitary calcification which mimicked pituitary apoplexy.


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