oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - A pituitary macroadenoma presenting with hyponatraemia
|Article Title||A pituitary macroadenoma presenting with hyponatraemia|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa|
|Author||J.A. Dave, L. Varkel, P. Semple and N.S. Levitt|
|Publication Date||Oct 2007|
|Pages||74 - 76|
A non-functional pituitary macroadenoma commonly presents with headaches and / or visual field defects, which may even extend to blindness. Although symptoms are often present before diagnosis they are frequently not appreciated because they are nonspecific, require a focused history and are therefore erroneously attributed to other causes.
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