Not a Benign Tumor

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Identifier walsh_2011_s1_c4
Title Not a Benign Tumor
Creator Jiang, Hong
Subject Neoplasm Metastasis; Colonic Neoplasms; Hypopituitarism; Diabetes Insipidus; Pituitary Neoplasms
Presenting Symptom Blurred vision OU
History A 43-year old female with blurred vision OU. Previous history signicant for a 10-year history of recurrent colon cancer Tx antineoplastic agents, pituitary mass, hypopituitarism and diabetes insipidus.
Clinical VA: 20/20 OU declining to 20/60 OD, 20/40 OS
Neuroimaging MRI
Pathology Colon carcinoma metatstatic to the pituitary.
Disease/Diagnosis Metastatic colon cancer to the pituitary gland
Treatment Surgery; XRT; Steroids; Antineoplastic agents
References 1. Fassett DR, Couldwell WT. Metastases to the pituitary gland. Neurosurg.Focus. 2004;16:E8. 2. Nelson PB, Robinson AG, Martinez AJ. Metastatic tumor of the pituitary gland. Neurosurgery 1987;21:941-44. 3. Teears RJ, Silverman EM. Clinicopathologic review of 88 cases of carcinoma metastatic to the putuitary gland. Cancer 1975;36:216-20. 4. Noga C, Prayson RA, Kowalski R, Sweeney PJ, Mayberg M. Metastatic adenocarcinoma to a pituitary adenoma. Ann.Diagn.Pathol. 2001;5:354-60. 5. Hegde SR, Sun W, Lynch JP. Systemic and targeted therapy for advanced colon cancer. Expert.Rev.Gastroenterol.Hepatol. 2008;2:135-49.
Relation is Part of Case presented at the NANOS 2011 Walsh Session, February 5
Contributor Primary Jiang, Hong
Contributor Secondary Sternau, Linda; Schartz, Norman; Lam, Byron; Wong, Lawrence M
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2011-02-05
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Source 43rd Annual Frank Walsh Society Meeting
Rights Management Copyright 2011. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
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
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6vt1vzt
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2012-05-31
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 179004
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