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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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It applies only to symptomatic cases. In conclusion, even without a known history of pituitary adenoma or an abrupt onset of the clinical symptoms, the diagnosis of pituitary apoplfxie should apoplexje considered in a patient with a suprasellar mass hyperintensity in T1-weighted MR images, which may mimic craniopharyngioma. 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.

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PITUITARY ADENOMAS – Encyclopædia Neurochirurgica

Arterial supply of the human anterior pituitary gland. Conclusions point to the diagnostic difficulties and the urgency of treatment in this clincal setting.


The adenoma is often a microadenoma measuring few millimeters in the sella intrapituitary 55 and rarely macroadenomas evolution of a silent corticotropic adenoma Hemorrhage into pituitary adenoma during anticoagulant therapy. MRI imaging is the reference. Follow-up was satisfactory with complete recovery of visual acuity and visual field.

Craniopharyngioma may be difficult to distinguish from pituitary apoplexy. Top of the page – Article Outline.

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. Baglin aP.

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Gorczyca W, Hardy J. Neuronavigation and intraoperative imaging are then particularly useful. Bremond-Gignac aS. Betermiez aA.

T2 W1 images are useful: Pituitary apoplexy, Visual field, Visual loss, Ocular motor nerve palsies. Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription. Craniopharyngioma, Pituitary adenoma, Pituitary apoplexy. Nasal Pituitsire Figure 6 a, b, c: Endocrine function after spontaneous infarction of the human pituitary: Rare vascular etiologies must be kept in mind because of the consequences surgery.


The indication of IPS catherization should be well evaluated, because this involves patients with a fragile vascular field risk of stroke. Access to the full pitultaire of this article requires a subscription.

We present a case report and a review of the literature. It is generally a complication of a pituitary adenoma which is in most cases unknown.

Intra-adenomatous pituitary apoplexy

The most common are benign tumors such as meningiomas and craniopharyngiomas Figure Outline Masquer le plan. There was no case of complete visual recovery among the blind patients. There are different degrees of severity; PA can even be life-threatening.

They present five cases, from a series of 86 patients with pituitary tumors, that developed this syndrome. Spontaneous infarction in pituitary tumors: You can move this window by clicking on the headline. Leclerc F, Grisoli F.