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Descriptor English:   Empty Sella Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome de Silla Turca Vacía 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome da Sela Vazia 
Synonyms English:   Empty Sella Syndrome, Primary
Empty Sella Syndrome, Secondary
Empty Sella Syndromes
Empty Sella Turcica
Empty Sella Turcica Syndrome
Empty Sella Turcicas
Primary Empty Sella Syndrome
Secondary Empty Sella Syndrome
Sella Turcica, Empty
Sella Turcicas, Empty  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.617.738.200
Definition English:   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. 
History Note English:   1978 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   4728 
Unique Identifier:   D004652 

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