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A Case of Pituitary Adenoma combined with Rathke's Cleft Cyst Hirofumi HIYAMA 1 , Osami KUBO 1 , Seiji YATO 1 , Mizuo KAGAWA 1 , Koichi KITAMURA 1 1Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women's Medical College Keyword: Rathke's cleft cyst , Pituitary adenoma , Transitional cell tumor , Primary hypothyroidism , Magnetic resonance imaging pp.435-440
Published Date 1986/3/1
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1436202186
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A case of pituitary adenoma associated with Rathke's cleft cyst is reported.

A 35-year-old woman suffering from visual dis-turbance, polydipsia-polyuria and amenorrhea galac-torrhea was admitted. Since 3 years before admis-sion, she had been administered thyradin under the diagnosis of primary hypothyroidism. Visual acuity was 0.1 on the right and 0.06 on the left, and visual field examination showed bitemporal hemianopsia. Endocrinological study disclosed primary hypothy-roidism and moderate hypopituitarism.


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