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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018, 6(11), 228-229
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-11-4
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Pituitary Stalk Ganglioglioma an Uncommon Entity: A Case Report

Ali Al Mashani1, Neeraj Salhotra1, , Mohammad Hadad1, Mohammad Hashim1, Bashar Al Tunbi1 and Tariq Al Saadi1

1Department of Neurosurgery Khoula Hospital, Muscat

Pub. Date: December 18, 2018

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Ali Al Mashani, Neeraj Salhotra, Mohammad Hadad, Mohammad Hashim, Bashar Al Tunbi and Tariq Al Saadi. Pituitary Stalk Ganglioglioma an Uncommon Entity: A Case Report. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018; 6(11):228-229. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-11-4


Ganglioglioma is a well known entity in neurosurgery but its presentation in pituitary stalk is seen uncommonly. We present here a 35 year old lady with complaints of decreased vision, amenorrhea and headache. Examination revealed bitemporal heminopia. MRI confirmed a pituitary stalk lesion with optic tract compression. A pterional craniotomy was done and tumor was excised. Histopathology revealed it to be ganglioglioma WHO grade I. Patient is doing well under follow up with endocrinology.

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