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Cabuk B., Caklılı M., Anık İ., Ceylan S., Celik O., Ustün C.
NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS, vol.40, pp.99-104, 2019 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Pituitary abscess, endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery, antibiotics, hypopituitarism, visual defects, RATHKES CLEFT CYST, DIAGNOSIS, EXPERIENCE, MANAGEMENT, SURGERY, MRI
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OBJECTIVE: Pituitary abscess is a rare condition, with approximately 300 cases reported in the literature. Primary pituitary abscess, the most common type, occurs in previously healthy normal glands. Secondary pituitary abscess is secondary to pre-existing lesions in the pituitary region, such as pituitary adenoma, Rathke's cleft cysts, or craniopharyngioma and infections.