Request PDF on ResearchGate | Apoplejía pituitaria. Revisión del tema | La apoplejía pituitaria es un síndrome caracterizado por una necrosis o hemorragia en. La apoplejía pituitaria es normalmente el resultado de un infarto hemorrágico que acontece a un adenoma hipofisario. La presentación clínica comprende un. Abstract. ZAMORA, Adrián; MARTINEZ, Paola and BAYONA, Hernán. Pituitary tumor apoplexy. Acta Med Colomb [online]. , vol, n.3, pp

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Coronal CT images suggested a breach in the floor of the sella turcica.

Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? South Med J ; From Monday to Friday from 9 a. Clinically the patient develops sudden ptuitaria, meningismus, visual disturbances, even blindness, and occasionally decrease in level of consciousness.

Pituitary tumours are the most common sellar masses, frequently presenting with visual impairment and endocrine abnormalities. Computed tomography angiography revealed a pituitary tumour with mild enhancement on delayed images. Subscriber If you already have your login data, please click here.

You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. January Pages We report a case of pituitary apoplexy associated with cerebral infarction and discuss the relationship between the two events. Services on Demand Article.


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Case 1 A year-old Caucasian male presented with a two-day history of severe headaches and a one-day history of leftsided ptosis preceded by diplopia.

Apoplejía pituitaria. Revisión del tema | Neurocirugía (English edition)

Treatment is mainly based on supportive measures intravenous fluids and steroids and surgical decompression in those cases with no response to medical treatment and progressive neurological impairment. November – December Pages If you already have your login data, please click here.

Unilateral ptosis may be congenital or acquired. Neurosurgery journals Neurosurgery society Useful addresses. At trans-sphenoidal surgery, there was erosion of the floor of the pituitary fossa with tumour extension into the sphenoid sinus.

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Research Alert Institute, C. Both tumours were demonstrable on CT. West Indian Med J ; Cerebral infarction after pituitary apoplexy: CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Digital subtraction angiography of the apoolejia and vertebral circulation revealed persistent narrowing of the left carotid siphon but no aneurysm.


There was superior compression of the central optic chiasma Fig. Emergency computed tomography CT of the brain demonstrated no subarachnoid haemorrhage.

Neurosurg Rev ; This item has received. Cerebral ischemia due to pituitary apoplexy is very rare. All manuscripts are submitted for review by experts in the field peer review and are carried out anonymously double blind. A year-old male of African descent presented with a history of sudden severe headache followed by closure of his left eye.

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Ptosis as the early manifestation of pituitary tumour. This entity requires the prior existence of apop,ejia adenoma in order to be named as pituitary tumor apoplexy, otherwise, it should be named pituitary apoplexy.

Pituitary adenomas complicating cardiac surgery: No Shinkei Geka ; Two cases of pituitary tumour presenting with ptosis are reported. Headache is common and may be the only presenting symptom. Pithitaria adenomas are common intracranial tumours, constituting Sudden complete ophthalmoplegia associated with pituitary adenoma.

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