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2020 Feb 17

World Neurosurg

Secondary pituitary abscess inside adenoma: a case report and review of literature.


Zhang X, Yu G, Du Z, Tran V, Zhu W, Hua W
World Neurosurg. 2020 Feb 17.
PMID: 32081825.


Pituitary abscesses within pre-existing pituitary conditions such as craniopharyngioma, pituitary adenoma or Rathke's cleft cyst are quite rare. One case of pituitary abscess secondary to adenoma is illustrated here, and the literature is also reviewed.