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A Case of Diabetes Insipidus in a Child with Eosinophilic Granuloma of Pituitary Stalk.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1990;33(10):1454-1460.
Published online October 31, 1990.
A Case of Diabetes Insipidus in a Child with Eosinophilic Granuloma of Pituitary Stalk.
Dong Hyung Kim, Eun Kyung Won, Jung Sik Min, Chang Hee Choi
Department of Pediatrics, Seoul Adventist Hospital, Seoul, Korea
뇌하수체경 (Pituitary Stalk) 의 호산성 육아종에 의한 중추성 요붕증 1례
김동현, 원은경, 민정식, 최창희
서울위생병원 소아과
Received: 14 May 1990   • Accepted: 12 July 1990
Abstract
A 12 year old girl suffering visual disturbance for 4 months, and polydipsia and polyuria for last 20 days revealed an ovoid homogeneous mass on enhanced sella turcica coronal CT scan and result of water deprivation test was compatible with that of diabetes insipidus. Subtotoal rescetion of the brownish soft mass (0.5 x 0.7 cm) of pituitary stalk was performed neurosurgically, and histologically the mass disclosed to b an eosinophilic granuloma. Visual power was improved by resection and symtomes of diabetes insipidus diminished by radioth- erpy (800 rad) and intranasal DDAVP.
Key Words: Eosinophilic granuloma, Diabetes insipidus, Pituitary stalk


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