Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : foramen


EFFECTS OF MORPHOLOGICAL CHANGES IN SELLA TURCICA: A REVIEW

Chandrakala B; Govindarajan Sumathy; Bhaskaran Sathyapriya; Pavishwarya P; Sweta Jain

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 1662-1667

Sella turcica is a saddle shaped bony structure present on the sphenoid bone. The pituitary gland is seated at the inferior aspect of the sella turcica, called hypophyseal fossa. Sella turcica serves as a cephalometric landmark, that being said any morphological changes can affect the overall craniometry of the individual as well as alter the function of the structures it lodges. The following review emphasis on the possible morphological changes of sella turcica and its effects on the individual.