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Pituitary dermoid and epidermoid cysts

Disease definition

Pituitary dermoid and epidermoid cysts is a rare, acquired pituitary hormone deficiency characterized by the presence of rare, benign tumor in the sellar region. Clinical presentation is either acute or insidious, and is variable according to the cyst location, size and potential rupture. Most commonly patients present with headache, visual disturbances, and pituitary dysfunction.

ORPHA:91351

Classification level: Disorder
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  • ICD-10: E23.0
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