Sample Name: Brain MRI - Pituitary Adenoma
Description: Brain CT and MRI - suprasellar mass (pituitary adenoma)
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
CC: Orthostatic lightheadedness.
HX: This 76 y/o male complained of several months of generalized weakness and malaise, and a two week history of progressively worsening orthostatic dizziness. The dizziness worsened when moving into upright positions. In addition, he complained of intermittent throbbing holocranial headaches, which did not worsen with positional change, for the past several weeks. He had lost 40 pounds over the past year and denied any recent fever, SOB, cough, vomiting, diarrhea, hemoptysis, melena, hematochezia, bright red blood per rectum, polyuria, night sweats, visual changes, or syncopal episodes.
He had a 100+ pack-year history of tobacco use and continued to smoke 1 to 2 packs per day. He has a history of sinusitis.
EXAM: BP 98/80 mmHg and pulse 64 BPM (supine); BP 70/palpable mmHG and pulse 84BPM (standing). RR 12, Afebrile. Appeared fatigued.
Coord: Slowed but otherwise unremarkable movements.
Reflexes: 2/2 and symmetric throughout all 4 extremities. Plantar responses were flexor, bilaterally.
The rest of the neurologic and general physical exam was unremarkable.
LAB: Na 121 meq/L, K 4.2 meq/L, Cl 90 meq/L, CO2 20meq/L, BUN 12mg/DL, CR 1.0mg/DL, Glucose 99mg/DL, ESR 30mm/hr, CBC WNL with nl WBC differential, Urinalysis: SG 1.016 and otherwise WNL, TSH 2.8 IU/ML, FT4 0.9ng/DL, Urine Osmolality 246 MOSM/Kg (low), Urine Na 35 meq/L,
Keywords: neurology, brain ct, goldman, mri, orthostatic, adenoma, generalized weakness, hypotension, lightheadedness, malaise, pituitary, sinus opacity, suprasellar mass, brain ct and mri, orthostatic hypotension, pituitary adenoma, brain, sinusitis, sellar,