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Pituitary apoplexy (pre-contrast T1-weighted coronal MRI

MRI in a 72-year-old man with pituitary apoplexy demonstrates a sellar and suprasellar heterogeneous lesion with high T1-signal within the mass compatible with acute hemorrhage as well as evidence of laterosellar macroadenoma. (Source: Drissi Oudghiri M, Motaib I, Elamari S, Laidi S, Chadli A. Pituitary apoplexy in geriatric patients: a report of four cases. Cureus 2021;13[12]:e20318. Creative Commons Attribution License [CC-BY 4.0].)

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