sella turcica

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sella turcica

[‚sel·ə ′tər·kə·kə]
(anatomy)
A depression in the upper surface of the sphenoid bone in which the pituitary gland rests in vertebrates.
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Axial T1WI shows dilated bilateral lateral ventricles with dirty CSF picture in suprasellar cistern.
Subtemporal keyhole approach to the suprasellar and petroclival region: Microanatomic considerations and clinical application.
These adenomas lead to erosion in the scull base bones by extending to the sides (subtemporal or prepontine extension) in addition to cavernous sinus and suprasellar extension and may show sphenoid sinus involvement.
There were 160 patients, and all of them had had brain optochiasmatic tumor detected and confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) scans who were divided into additional groups of patients with suprasellar or parasellar meningiomas according to the postoperative pathohistological analysis.
A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) was performed and revealed a cystic suprasellar lesion of 5.
Suprasellar mass mimicking a hypothalamic glioma in a patient with a complete PROPI deletion.
The patient was found to have a soft-tissue mass in the posterior nasal cavity with extension through the floor of the sella turcica, the sphenoid sinuses, cavernous sinuses, and suprasellar region.
1] We present two patients with supratentorial location (one suprasellar, which is very unusual), both demonstrating a peripheral rim of restricted diffusion on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), an important diagnostic feature of atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumours.
MRI performed four weeks surgery after showed minimal residue in the suprasellar region and, hyperintense fat droplets were also present throughout the subarachnoid spaces (Figure 3).
Spinal teratoma is included in the category of extragonadal teratomas arising within the neuraxis, together with those developing in the pineal gland [9], sellar and suprasellar regions [10], third ventricle [11] or fourth ventricle [12].