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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2000;43(7):1290-1293.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A Case of Hypogonadotrophic Hypogonadism due to Intrasellar Arachnoid Cyst.
Hyun Hee Jo, Kyeong A Yeo, Jin Hong Kim, Ki Cheol Kil, Hyoung Ju Choi, Sun Won Yoo
Abstract
Primary amenorrhea due to intrasella arachnoid cyst is a very rare disease and require careful and frequent evaluation because may produce intracranial hemorrhage, elevated intracranial pressure and rapid expansion. Surgical intervention is needed only when visual disturbance, hypopituitarism or enlarging lesion is shown. Thus, we present a case of primary amenorrhea due to intrasella arachnoid cyst which was resected through the transsphenoidal approach.
Key Words: primary amenorrhea, intrasellar arachnoid cyst


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