Management of pituitary apoplexy: clinical experience with 40 patients

Background. Pituitary apoplexy is a rare major clinical event with neurological, neuro-ophthalmological, cardiovascular and hormonal consequences, resulting from an acute infarction of pituitary adenoma. We report our experience with a series of 40 patients presenting with pituitary apoplexy. Patients. Forty patients (27 males, 13 females; mean age, 51.2 yr… (More)