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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Pituitary adenoma is the most common tumour of the sella turcica and suprasellar cistern. At surgery, a haemorrhagicpituitary adenoma was found.

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Third nerve lesions from diabetes mellitus pituitaia hypertension typically spare pupillary function although it is not always possible to differentiate between medical and compressive causes of these lesions based entirely on clinical findings as in case two. Both patients were male, had surgically confirmed pituitary apoplexy and presented with left sided ptosis.

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

Subscribe to our Newsletter. Services on Demand Article. Previous article Next article. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. From Monday to Friday from 9 a. Computed tomography angiography revealed a pituitary tumour with mild enhancement on delayed images.


The topographical anatomy of apop,ejia oculomotor nerve with the peripheral location of the pupilomotor fibres may explain the tendency for compressive lesions to involve the pupil and non-compressive lesions to spare it 5. Essentials of Neuroimaging 2nd ed. Cranial nerve palsies are decidedly uncommon, being more appplejia seen in parasellar neoplasms such as meningiomas, less commonly with neurinomas, when the oculomotor nerve is the most likely to be affected, followed in frequency by the abducens and trochlear.

Cerebral ischemia due to pituitary apoplexy is very rare.

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There was superior compression of the central optic chiasma Fig. This item has received. Incidence of intracranial aneurysm associated with pituitary adenoma. SNIP measures contextual citation apoplekia by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.

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Emergency computed tomography CT of the brain demonstrated no subarachnoid haemorrhage. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use.

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If you already have your login data, please click here. Case pituotaria A year-old male of African descent presented with a history of sudden severe headache followed by closure of his left eye. The mass expanded the sella, compressing the left cavernous sinus and the left internal carotid artery with superior displacement of the optic chiasm Fig. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of pittuitaria customer behavior.


Pituitary apoplexy is a surgical emergency. Treatment consists in urgent sellar decompression by transsphenoidal surgery and substitute therapy with steroids. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the apoplejla that not all citations are the same.

A tumour confined to the sella usually presents with hormonally related symptoms. On examination, he was found to have partial left oculomotor there was pupillary sparing and trochlear nerve palsies.

The MRI demonstrated the haemorrhage to greater advantage than did computed tomography. A patient with sudden onset of ptosis, particularlywith a complete oculomotor palsy is most likely to be diagnosed as a posterior communicating artery aneurysm and not appplejia pituitary tumour. J Card Surg ; Williams and Wilkins; Pituitary apoplexy as sociated with ptosis. Acquired causes include posterior communicating artery PCA aneurysms, diabetes mellitus, contact lenses, myasthenia gravis and Horner’s syndrome.