[Pituitary apoplexy].

Abstract

Pituitary apoplexy results from necrosis or haemorrhage of a pituitary adenoma. This rare complication occurs in 2 to 10% of operated adenomas. The acute form results from massive intrapituitary bleeding leading to violent headache, meningeal signs, impaired conscience and ophthalmology signs, basically bilateral blindness. Associated signs are frequent… (More)

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