DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20204651

Ectopic pituitary adenoma: a rare and unexpected diagnosis, clinical presentation and review of the literature

V. P. Singh, Pankaj Arora, Alessia Rubini, Chetan Bansal, Arvind Varma

Abstract


Nasal obstruction can be caused by many causes. Most common cause of nasal obstruction is deviated nasal septum followed by nasal masses. Nasal masses can be polyps, tumors or foreign bodies. We are presenting a case of ectopic pituitary tumor as a as cause of nasal obstruction along. Ectopioc pituitary tumors are rare tumors and can present in nasal cavity causing nasal symptoms. They can cause unilateral or even bilateral nasal obstruction depending on their spread in nasopharynx and nose and should be kept in mind while treating a case of nasal masses.


Keywords


Pituitary tumors, Nasal masses, Ectopic, Macroadenoma

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