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Empty Sella Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Empty Sella Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.617.738.200
C19.700.320
Unique ID
D004652
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004652
Scope Note
A condition when the SELLA TURCICA is not filled with pituitary tissue. The pituitary gland is either compressed, atrophied, or removed. There are two types: (1) primary empty sella is due a defect in the sella diaphragm leading to arachnoid herniation into the sellar space; (2) secondary empty sella is associated with the removal or treatment of PITUITARY NEOPLASMS.
Entry Term(s)
Empty Sella Syndrome, Primary
Empty Sella Syndrome, Secondary
Empty Sella Turcica
Empty Sella Turcica Syndrome
Primary Empty Sella Syndrome
Secondary Empty Sella Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Sella Turcica (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
1978
History Note
1978
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/27
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Empty Sella Syndrome Preferred
Empty Sella Syndrome, Secondary Narrower
Empty Sella Syndrome, Primary Narrower
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