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Sella

Phillipe . French Rugby Union football player; played 111 internationals for France (1982--95), making him the game's most capped player
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Men with empty sella syndrome had significantly higher prolactin, compared with men who had normal MRIs (21.
Empty sella in children and adolescents with possible hypothalamic-pituitary disorders.
Neuroimaging of the pituitary shows an empty sella in about 70% of patients, or partially empty sella in about 30% of patients.
Pathologic hyperprolactinaemia may be due Microadenoma, Macroadenoma and empty sella syndrome (partial or complete).
MRI confirmed presence of an atrophic anterior pituitary and empty sella.
The term empty sella is used to describe an anatomic state in which the arachnoid and CSF extend or herniate into the sella, enlarging it through an incompetent diaphragm.
Review of the MRI obtained in May 1999 revealed a nearly empty sella that contained a cystic mass with suprasellar extension, The mas s did not enhance with contrast medium and was isointense with CSF on all image sequences; there was obvious distortion and elevation of the optic chiasm (Fig 2).
To the Editor: Primary empty sella associated with pituitary adenoma in diabetes patients is rarely reported.
Mother successfully lactated for the initial 4 months with supplemental feeds and repeat pituitary MRI showed empty sella.
13) The main radiological finding of SS is the image of an empty sella (around 70% of patients) or partially empty sella (30%).
However, a partially empty sella appearance can be seen in a premenopausal female with additional signs and symptoms of pseudotumor cerebri.