alexa Pituitary Abscess in Post Spinal Anesthesia

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Pituitary Abscess in Post Spinal Anesthesia

We report a case of a 52 year old man, operated under spinal anesthesia for prostate adenoma. He presented two days after this surgery signs of intracranial hypertension. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain revealed a pituitary abscess. The patient underwent sellar decompression via nasal transsphenoidal route with complete evacuation and irrigation of the pituitary abscess. The patient received appropriate antibiotics for 6 weeks. The histopathology confirmed the presence an abscess cavity featuring multiple fragments of fibrous. Staphylococcus aureus was identified on culture.

Citation: Baallal H, Elasri AC, Akhaddar A, Gazzaz M, Elmostarchid B (2014) Pituitary Abscess in Post Spinal Anesthesia. J Neuroinfect Dis 5:153. doi: 10.4172/2314-7326.1000153

 
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