DISEASES

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Human genes for empty sella syndrome

Empty sella syndrome [DOID:3642]

Empty sella syndrome (abbreviated ESS) is a disorder that involves the sella turcica, a bony structure at the base of the brain that surrounds and protects the pituitary gland. ESS is a condition that is often discovered during tests for pituitary disorders, when radiological imaging of the pituitary gland reveals a sella turcica that appears to be empty ("partially empty sella").

Synonyms:  empty sella syndrome,  DOID:3642,  empty sella disease,  empty sella disorder,  Empty sella syndrome (disorder) ...