Concurrent growth hormone-producing pituitary adenoma and Rathke's cleft cyst

BMJ Case Rep. 2022 Aug 19;15(8):e250332. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2022-250332.


A case report describing a finding of concurrent growth hormone-producing pituitary adenoma and a radiologic evidence of Rathke's cleft cyst(RCC) in a middle-aged female is presented. We reviewed the literature and discussed management perspectives for this uncommon finding.

Keywords: Neuroendocrinology; Neuroimaging; Pituitary disorders.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenoma* / diagnostic imaging
  • Adenoma* / surgery
  • Central Nervous System Cysts* / diagnostic imaging
  • Female
  • Growth Hormone
  • Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma* / complications
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Pituitary Neoplasms* / complications
  • Pituitary Neoplasms* / diagnostic imaging


  • Growth Hormone