oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - A pituitary macroadenoma presenting with hyponatraemia

Volume 12, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1608-9677
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1009



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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