Pituitary Apoplexy due to Pituitary Adenoma Infarction.

@article{Kim2008PituitaryAD,
  title={Pituitary Apoplexy due to Pituitary Adenoma Infarction.},
  author={Joo Pyung Kim and Bong Jin Park and Sung Bum Kim and Young Jin Lim},
  journal={Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={246-9}
}
Cause of pituitary apoplexy has been known as hemorrhage, hemorrhagic infarction or infarction of pituitary adenoma or adjacent tissues of pituitary gland. However, pituitary apoplexy caused by pure infarction of pituitary adenoma has been rarely reported. Here, we present the two cases pituitary apoplexies caused by pituitary adenoma infarction that were confirmed by transsphenoidal approach (TSA) and pathologic reports. Pathologic report of first case revealed total tumor infarction of a… CONTINUE READING