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n SA Journal of Radiology - Acute pituitary apoplexy complicating a pituitary macroadenoma : case report

Volume 14, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
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Abstract

Pituitary apoplexy is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition caused by either haemorrhage or infarction of the pituitary gland. In most cases, a pre-existing pituitary macroadenoma is present. Patients present with the clinical syndrome of headache, visual defects or ophthalmoplegia, altered state of consciousness and variable endocrine deficits.

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2010-12-01
2017-07-28

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