I Have an Empty Sella, What Does This Mean? (Slides)

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Identifier 20200309_nanos_hottopic1_01-slides
Title I Have an Empty Sella, What Does This Mean? (Slides)
Creator Susan Mollan, MBcHB, FRCOphth
Subject Primary Empty Sella (PES); Secondary Empty Sella (SES); Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Pituitary; Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome (PTSC)
Description The sellar region is of extreme importance to neuro-ophthalmologists: the optic chiasm lies directly above the sella turcica and many pathological processes that arise in this region cause visual dysfunction. The sella turcica or "Turkish saddle" of sphenoid bone lies above and behind the sphenoid sinus. Anterolaterally on either side of the sella are the anterior clinoid processes, with the posterior limit being the dorsum sellae. The pituitary gland is contained within the sella and a sheet of dura called the diaphragma sellae frames the superior opening and connects the clinoid attachments of the tentorium cerebelli above the gland. The diaphragma sellae is perforated to allow the infundibular stalk of the pituitary gland to connect to the hypothalamus.
Relation is Part of NANOS Annual Meeting 2020: Hot Topics
Contributor Primary Susan Mollan, MBcHB, FRCOphth
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2020-03
Format application/pdf
Source 2020 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 2020. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
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Date Created 2020-04-16
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 1541470
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qv8wf8