Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Sep 1, , N. Wadhène and others published Apoplexie pituitaire. stroke in a patient with pituitary apoplexy, cervical carotid artery stenosis and hypotensionAVC massif chez un patient présentant une apoplexie pituitaire, une . AVC massif chez un patient présentant une apoplexie pituitaire, une sténose carotide et par le gadolinium indique la présence d’une apoplexie hypophysaire.

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Twenty-two patients did not know that they had a pituitary tumor when the apoplexy occurred.

Symptoms and signs ranged from isolated ocular paresis to a deep coma. Seventeen patients experienced a decrease in their visual acuity. Twenty patients underwent surgery; 18 of them by a transsphenoidal approach.

There was no case of complete visual recovery among the blind patients. Pituitary apoplexy is a clinical concept.


Apoplexies pituitaires – EM|consulte

It applies only to symptomatic cases. It is generally a complication of a pituitary adenoma which is in most cases unknown. There are different degrees of severity; PA can even pituuitaire life-threatening. The principal aim of surgery in the acute phase is the improvement of visual prognosis. In our series, blind patients or those with a history of visual loss for more than a pituiaire or with a blindness had a poorer prognosis. Journal page Archives Contents list.

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Intra-adenomatous pituitary apoplexy

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