Pituitary duplication and nasopharyngeal teratoma in a newborn: CT, MRI, US and correlative histopathological findings

Thierry A G M Huisman, Ursin Fischer, Eugen Boltshauser, Torsten Straube, Claudine Gysin

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Abstract

The computed tomography and MRI imaging findings in a case of pituitary duplication and epipharyngeal teratoma are described in a newborn baby girl with respiratory difficulties. Associated skull base and central nervous system malformations are presented. Teratoma diagnosis was confirmed by histology. The embryological pathogenesis is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)558-561
Number of pages4
JournalNeuroradiology
Volume47
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Malformation
  • Pituitary duplication
  • Teratoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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