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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It is published every 2 months 6 issues per year. Pituitary apoplexy after subtotal thyroidectomy in an acromegalic patient with a large goiter. Acta Med Colomb ; Computed tomography angiography revealed a pituitary tumour with mild enhancement on delayed images. Headache is common and may be the only presenting symptom.

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On examination, there was a complete oculomotor nerve palsy. Fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology. All manuscripts wpoplejia submitted for review by experts in the field peer review and are carried out anonymously double blind.

If you already have your login data, please click here. Oculomotor nerve palsies generally develop as the end stage of an expanding tumour, combined with visual loss.

J Card Surg ; This item has received. Clin Endocrinol Oxf ; Pituitary apoplexy constitutes a syndrome that is characterized by the ischemic infarction or hemorrhage into a pituitary tumour. Visual field assessment revealed left nasal loss and mild constriction of the right nasal field.


There was a previous history of hypertension but not diabetes mellitus. Both patients were male, had surgically confirmed pituitary apoplexy and presented with left sided ptosis. Two cases of pituitary tumour presenting with ptosis are reported. Carrera 16 A No.

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To diagnose it is basic to perform a cerebral MRI. These cases are an important reminder that pituitary tumours and other sellar masses are an additionalconsideration in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with ptosis.

Pituitary apoplexy is a surgical emergency. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Continuing navigation will be considered apiplejia acceptance of this use. Clinical findings include dysfunction of the extraocular muscles innervated by the oculomotor nerve, with associated pupillary paralysis. Oculomotor nerve palsy from posterior communicating artery aneurysm. J La State Med Soc ; There was no history of loss of consciousness, neck stiffness or features suggestive of seizure activity.

No Shinkei Geka ; Rarely, sudden haemorrhage into the tumour causes severe headache, often with acute chiasmal compression or oculomotor nerve pituitaaria from rapid expansion of the tumour, pituitary apoplexy. Article in pdf format Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. It is published every 2 months 6 issues per year. 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.


From Monday to Friday from 9 a. Incidence of intracranial aneurysm associated with pituitary adenoma. From Monday to Friday from 9 a. Both tumours were demonstrable on CT. There was superior compression of the central optic chiasma Fig. Lesions of the oculomotor nerve can involve the nucleus in the midbrain or nerve fascicles within the ventral midbrain, subarachnoid space, cavernous sinus, superior orbital fissure or orbit.

Digital subtraction angiography of the carotid and vertebral circulation revealed persistent narrowing of the left carotid siphon but no aneurysm.

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Pituitary apoplexy is usually the result of hemorrhagic infarction in a pituitary adenoma. Print Send to a friend Export reference Mendeley Statistics. Unilateral ptosis may be congenital or acquired. Intracranial dissemination of a macroprolactinoma. Previous article Next article. Pituitary tumours are the most common sellar masses, frequently presenting with visual impairment and endocrine abnormalities.