Occam's Razor or Gamma Knife?

Update item information
Identifier walsh_2013_s4_c2
Title Occam's Razor or Gamma Knife?
Creator Kulkarni, Kaushal M; Sternau, Linda L; Lam, Byron L
Subject Wegener's Granulomatosis; Prolactinoma; Headaches; Magnetic resonance imaging; Intracranial tumors
Presenting Symptom A 53 year-old female presented to the ER with ptosis in right eye and double vision.
History Hypertension, end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis, and an episode of anterior uveitis in the right eye 10 years earlier.
Clinical Diagnosed with a right 3rd and 6th nerve palsy.
Neuroimaging MRI
Pathology Pathology revealed fibrous tissue with an extensive inflammatory infiltrate, including granulomas, histiocytes, and scattered giant cells, along with perivascular inflammation and necrosis. The results were consistent with a diagnosis of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG).
Disease/Diagnosis Wegener's Granulomatosis Masquerading as a Prolactinoma
References Attached
Relation is Part of Case presented at the NANOS 2013 Walsh Session, February 10
Contributor Primary Thurtell, Matthew J
Contributor Secondary Van Stavern, Gregory P
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2013-02-10
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Source 45th Annual Frank Walsh Society Meeting
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association (NANOS), Copyright 2013. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit http://library.med.utah.edu/NOVEL
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6rj7g3n
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2013-12-12
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 179153
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6rj7g3n
Back to Search Results