Pituitary apoplexy and its effect on vision.

@article{McFadzean1991PituitaryAA,
  title={Pituitary apoplexy and its effect on vision.},
  author={Robert M McFadzean and Daniel Doyle and Roy Rampling and Evelyn Teasdale and Graham Teasdale},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={669-75}
}
A series of 15 patients with a clinical diagnosis of pituitary apoplexy is reviewed. Clinical features are highlighted, with stress on the defects of visual function and ocular motility, and the associated endocrine abnormalities are described. Potential diagnostic errors and their significance are considered. The incidence of this complication in a large series of pituitary adenoma patients is measured, and the radiological and pathological findings are recorded. The results of treatment by… CONTINUE READING
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