Kulkarni, Kaushal M; Sternau, Linda L; Lam, Byron L
Wegener's Granulomatosis; Prolactinoma; Headaches; Magnetic resonance imaging; Intracranial tumors
A 53 year-old female presented to the ER with ptosis in right eye and double vision.
Hypertension, end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis, and an episode of anterior uveitis in the right eye 10 years earlier.
Diagnosed with a right 3rd and 6th nerve palsy.
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).
Wegener's Granulomatosis Masquerading as a Prolactinoma
Relation is Part of
Case presented at the NANOS 2013 Walsh Session, February 10
Thurtell, Matthew J
Van Stavern, Gregory P
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah