Pituitary and Parapituitary Tumours. Value of Perimetry in Diagnosis.

  • James Cullen
  • Published 1964 in The British journal of ophthalmology


THE occurrence of pallor of the optic discs and bitemporal field defects suggests to every ophthalmologist the possibility of a pituitary tumour. This diagnosis is usually confirmed by x-ray examination of the skull, when the classical signs of ballooning of the sella turcica with backward displacement or erosion of the posterior clinoid processes and, in… (More)

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