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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(SST) The sphenoid sinus types (It is expressed as conchal type, when the sinus is separated from the sella by thick trabecular bone; it is stated as presellar type, when the sinus is pneumatised without extending posteriorly of the sellar floor and sellar type is when the sinus extends inferiorly and posteriorly of the sella turcica. It words as postsellar type if posterior wall of sphenoid sinus is behind the posterior wall of the sella turcica).
Cerebral MRI was done, but deemed negative, most likely due to the normal appearance of the sella turcica and cerebral cisterns.
Superiorly, it is related to sella turcica, the internal carotid artery in its lateral walls, the optic nerve superolaterally and the Vidian canal in lateral click here to view linked References aspect of its floor.
(a) Preoperative CT scan showing a CSF leak in the anterior wall of the sella turcica. (b) Three-month postoperative CT showing a less dense bony closure of the surgical defect of the anterior wall of the sella turcica.
MRI of the sella turcica showed pituitary heterogeneous enlargement with peripheral contrast enhancement, with no pituitary stalk thickening (Figure 3).
Their theory, called focal atrophy, is based on a reduction of volume of cribriform structures and the sella turcica by an ischemic mechanism.
A residual versus recurrent 8 mm soft tissue signal was identified along the lateral right sella turcica with a deviation of the stalk to the left as well as an opacification of the left sphenoid sinus as shown in Figure 1.
In inflammatory and infectious diseases, sella turcica is usually not expanded.
Those located in the sella turcica typically mimic pituitary adenomas.
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.
(4.) Kirsten Molsted, Maria Boers and Inger Kjaer, "The morphology of the sella turcica in velocardiofacial syndrome suggests involvement of a neural crest developmental field," American Journal of Medical Genetics A, vol.
The pituitary body sits in the sella turcica on the upper surface of the sphenoid bone just in front of the SBS.