44 2033180199
All submissions of the EM system will be redirected to Online Manuscript Submission System. Authors are requested to submit articles directly to Online Manuscript Submission System of respective journal.
Journal of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience

Sign up for email alert when new content gets added: Sign up

Anderson Alexsander Rodrigues Teixeira1*, Lucas Fernandes Ferreira2 and José Arnaldo Motta de Arruda3
1 Marechal Deodoro, 519, 60020060 (zip code) Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, Email: [email protected]
2 Federal University of Ceara, Brazil
3 Sugery Department, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil
*Correspondence: Dr. Anderson Alexsander Rodrigues Teixeira, Marechal Deodoro, 519, 60020060 (zip code) Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, Tel: +5585997750569, Email: [email protected]

Received: 18-Apr-2018 Accepted Date: Apr 19, 2018; Published: 26-Apr-2018

Citation: Teixeira AAR. Empty sella syndrome with herniation of gyrus rectus. J Neurol Clin Neurosci. 2018;2(2):04.

This open-access article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (CC BY-NC) (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/), which permits reuse, distribution and reproduction of the article, provided that the original work is properly cited and the reuse is restricted to noncommercial purposes. For commercial reuse, contact [email protected]

The straight curves were raised to their original position and the sella floor was redone with a bony fragment of the sphenoid face. The patient presented improvement of arterial hypotension, remaining in testosterone replacement (Figures 1 and 2) [1-3].


Figure 1) Male, 50 years old patient complains of significant alopecia and reduced libido. It reports recurrent episodes of malaise with nausea, without vomiting, associated with hypotension. In the endocrinological evaluation, low levels of testosterone and cortisol were observed. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed an empty turca sella with straight curves.


Figure 2) The patient underwent surgery to access the pituitary gland via transnasosophenoidal and filling the turca sella with autologous adipose tissue obtained through a small incision in the abdominal wall with subcutaneous removal


Google Scholar citation report
Citations : 38

Journal of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience received 38 citations as per Google Scholar report

Journal of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience peer review process verified at publons