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) ...