hrp0082p3-d1-906 | Pituitary | ESPE2014

Pituitary Dysfunctiona with Associated Lesions in the Hypothalamo-Pituitary Region: Histiocytosis or Dysgerminoma?

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis , Papadakis Vassilios , Nomikos Panagiotis , Michalacos Stefanos , Polychronopoulou Sophia

Background: Patients who present with clinical and laboratory findings of pituitary dysfunction and whose MRI findings reveal increased pituitary size or thickening of pituitary stalk, pose a diagnostic challenge. The differential diagnosis mainly includes dysgerminoma, histiocytosis, and hypophysitis. A non-invasive approach is often non-diagnostic.Objective and hypotheses: To present two patients with similar clinical picture and positive MRI findings,...