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Author Menon, R. G. ♦ Easwer, H. V. ♦ Radhakrishnan, V. V. ♦ Nair, S.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher British Journal of Neurosurgery
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Surgery & related medical specialties
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Nervous System Diseases ♦ Diseases ♦ Surgical Procedures, Operative ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Subject Keyword Neurosurgery
Abstract Granular cell tumours (GCT) and pituicytomas are rare tumours seen in the sellar suprasellar region which are believed to arise from either the infundibulum or the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland. Whether they are two distinct lesions or represent one single pathological entity remains a matter of debate. We report the case of a 42-year-old male with a granular cell neoplasm of the sellar suprasellar region and attempt to discuss the controversies shrouding this distinct clinicopathological entity.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Volume Number 22
Issue Number 1
Page Count 5
Starting Page 126
Ending Page 130