Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Sep 1, , N. Wadhène and others published Apoplexie pituitaire. stroke in a patient with pituitary apoplexy, cervical carotid artery stenosis and hypotensionAVC massif chez un patient présentant une apoplexie pituitaire, une . AVC massif chez un patient présentant une apoplexie pituitaire, une sténose carotide et par le gadolinium indique la présence d’une apoplexie hypophysaire.

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MRI will show more or less infarcted tumor hypointense on T1, hyperintense on T2 and haemorrhagic T1 and T2 initially hyperintense. The absence of intrasellar mass should prompt for ectopic adenoma source adenoma of the stalk, parasella, sphenoid or pharyngeal 34, Pituitary apoplexy after combined test anterior pituitary function.

Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription. Seventeen patients experienced a decrease in their visual acuity. Contact Help Who are we? Check for septal deviation, nasal spine, mega conchae or concha Bullosa pneumatization of the middle turbinate which must be carefully studied to predict the surgical approach by a CT of facial bones although an MRI may be sufficient.

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Emergency cerebral tomodensitometry found a pituitary apoplexy. In conclusion, even without a known history of pituitary adenoma or an abrupt onset of the clinical symptoms, the diagnosis of pituitary apoplexy should be considered in a patient with a suprasellar mass hyperintensity in T1-weighted MR images, which may mimic craniopharyngioma.


An evaluation of the tumor consistency is also of importance for the surgeon ; a firm tumor will be much more difficult to excise than a friable tumor.

Conclusions point to the diagnostic difficulties and the urgency of treatment in this clincal setting.

There are different degrees of severity; PA can even be life-threatening. Pituitary Apoplexy No special investigations are needed. Journal page Archives Contents list. Pituitary apoplexy and its effect on vision. Nasal Anatomy Figure 6 a, b, c: Personal information regarding our website’s visitors, including their identity, is confidential.

Journal page Archives Contents list. Access to the PDF text. Differential Diagnosis Sometimes a false diagnosis of pituitary adenoma is made on a patient a situation which one has to redress. Pituitary apoplexy, Visual field, Visual loss, Ocular motor nerve palsies. CT Scan brain is however often done on an emergency basis to rule out subarachnoid hemorrhage. Post Grad Med J Top of the page – Article Outline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab ; You can move this window by clicking on the headline.

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Pituitary apoplexy treated by transphenoidal surgery. Access to the PDF text.

In this study, we discuss a case of piruitaire apoplexy in a year-old male patient. Two classifications Knosp, Cottier are in current use but invasion is still hard to say except in cases of encircled cavernous internal carotid artery Figure 8. Follow-up was satisfactory with complete recovery of visual acuity and visual field.


Journal page Archives Sommaire. Mohr G, Hardy J. Hemorrhage, necrosis and apoplexy in pituitary adenomas.

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All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Endocrine function after spontaneous infarction of the human pituitary: Pituitary apoplexy associated with a triple bolus test: ABSTRACT The authors review the literature on intra-adenomatous pituitary apoplexy with special emphasis on pathophysiology, diagnosis and therapeutic approach.

Visual field loss was nearly complete at OD and temporal hemianopia was present at OS. Access to the PDF text If you experience reading problems with Firefox, please follow this procedure.

A dipping anterior communicating aneyrysm and the carotid-cavernous aneurysm distorting the sella can be misleading Figure 13 c and d. You can move this spoplexie by clicking on the headline. The principal aim of surgery in the acute phase is the improvement of visual prognosis.

The densely granulated somatotropic ptuitaire respond more favorably to medical treatment. These ocular complications led to a neurosurgical transsphenoidal resection of the necrotic adenoma.

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Top of the page – Article Outline. Arterial blood supply of the normal pituitary gland. Atypical Adenoma and Carcinoma MRI pituitaite should be complemented by an extension work up if an atypical adenoma is suspected.