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Diagnosis and management of pituitary abscess: a review of twenty-four cases.

Authors
  • Vates, G E
  • Berger, M S
  • Wilson, C B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of neurosurgery
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2001
Volume
95
Issue
2
Pages
233–241
Identifiers
PMID: 11780892
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Antibiotic therapy is suggested for patients who have symptoms of sepsis, or for patients in whom specific organisms are identified from cultures obtained during surgery. The transsphenoidal approach is recommended over open craniotomy for surgical drainage.

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