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Disease Empty Sella Syndrome

Name Empty Sella Syndrome
Synonyms Empty Sella Syndrome, Primary | Empty Sella Syndromes | Empty Sella Syndrome, Secondary | Empty Sella Turcica | Empty Sella Turcicas | Empty Sella Turcica Syndrome | Primary Empty Sella Syndrome | Secondary Empty Sella Syndrome | Sella Turcica, Empty | Sella Turcicas, Empty
Definition A condition when the SELLA TURCICA is not filled with pituitary tissue. The pituitary gland is either compressed, atrophied, or removed. There are two types: (1) primary empty sella is due a defect in the sella diaphragm leading to arachnoid herniation into the sellar space; (2) secondary empty sella is associated with the removal or treatment of PITUITARY NEOPLASMS.
Categories Endocrine system disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D004652
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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypothalamic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pituitary Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Empty Sella Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesEndocrine System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pituitary Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Empty Sella Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Empty Sella Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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