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Fig. 5 | Chinese Neurosurgical Journal

Fig. 5

From: Clinical features of patients with pituitary stalk thickening: a review of 159 cases from one medical center

Fig. 5

Different therapy and MRI changes. Five patients didn’t receive any treatment but underwent regular follow-up didn’t indicate any noticeable change. Of the 20 patients who received symptomatic treatment, the thickness of pituitary stalks were decreased in nearly half of them (nine cases), unaltered in six patients and increased in five patients. All 14 patients receiving radiotherapy showed shrinkage in the thickness of pituitary stalk. Among five cases receiving immuno-suppressed therapy, four cases showed shrinkage while one case showed no change

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