A 37-year-old woman presented with a 6 months history of headaches and memory impairment. Examination showed no neurological deficit with normal vision. MRI scans showed an enlarged optic chiasm. There was no dural or leptomeningeal enhancement or hydrocephalus. Open biopsy of the suprasellar mass showed non-caseating chronic granulomatous inflammation compatible with sarcoidosis. Systemic features of sarcoid were absent. Patient showed marked improvement on steroid therapy.
Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
(2010). Primary chiasmal sarcoid granuloma masquerading as glioma of the optic chiasm. Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP, 20(10), 695-696.
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