Nasal obstruction is a very rare symptom caused
by a pituitary adenoma. A 57-year-old man admitted
to our clinic with bilateral nasal obstruction for the
last six months. Endoscopic examination revealed
soft pinkish pulsatile tissues in both nasal cavities.
Radiologic investigation revealed a suprasellar mass
extending to the frontal lobes, spheno-ethmoidal
sinuses and nasal cavities. He had bitemporal superior
quadrant hemianopsia. Pituitary hormone levels
were normal. Biopsies were taken from the patient
endonasally. Pathological evaluations and laboratory
findings were compatible with nonfunctioning
FREE FULL TEXTAnahtar Kelimeler: Biyopsi; burun tıkanıklığı; hipofiz adenomu.