Primary pituitary abscess mimicking meningitis in a pediatric patient


OKTAY K. , Guzel E., Yildirim D. C. , Aliyev A., SARI İ., Guzel A.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, 2021 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

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Introduction Pituitary abscess is a rare lesion of the pituitary gland that can cause morbidity and mortality in the absence of appropriate treatment. They are classified as primary and secondary pituitary abscesses. Primary pituitary abscesses occur in patients with no previous pituitary pathology. Secondary pituitary abscesses are detected in patients with existing pituitary pathologies.