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Tuberculum Sellae Meningiomas in Pregnancy: 3 Cases Treated in the Second Trimester and Literature Review

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Tuberculum Sellae Meningiomas in Pregnancy: 3 Cases Treated in the Second Trimester and Literature Review

Mallari RJ, Thakur JD, Griffiths C, Krauss H, Eisenberg A, Barkhoudarian G, Kelly, DF.

World Neurosurgery. 2020 Aug 3.

Presentation of tuberculum sella meningioma during pregnancy is uncommon but not rare, accounting for 7% of women in our series. Ideally, surgery is performed in the second trimester, ensuring fetal safety while restoring maternal vision and maintaining pituitary gland function are essential. Depending on tumor size and sellar anatomy, endoscopic endonasal or supraorbital keyhole craniotomy approaches are both viable options.

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