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Table 3 Management and Diagnosis

From: Granulomatous hypophysitis: experience with eight surgical cases of a single center

Case No. Initial diagnosis Management Pathological diagnosis Operation complication
1 Hypophysis abscess Initial craniotomy surgery Granulomatous hypophysitis Panhypopituitarism
2 *PA with Rathke’s cleft cyst and eosinophilic granuloma of the skull Initial trans-sphenoidal surgery Granulomatous hypophysitis and eosinophilic granuloma of the skull, Rathke’s cleft cyst None
3 PA Initial trans-sphenoidal surgery Granulomatous hypophysitis None
4 PA Initial trans-sphenoidal surgery Granulomatous hypophysitis None
5 PA Initial trans-sphenoidal surgery Granulomatous hypophysitis None
6 PA Initial trans-sphenoidal surgery Granulomatous hypophysitis None
7 Hypophysitis Initial trans-sphenoidal surgery Granulomatous hypophysitis None
8 PA Initial trans-sphenoidal surgery Granulomatous hypophysitis None
  1. *PA Pituitary adenoma