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Research & Reviews  169 results

Endoscopic Endonasal Transsphenoidal Approach for the Surgical Treatment of Pituitary A...
Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment; Sun Md Z, Cai Md X et. al.

Sep 7th, 2021 - Purpose: This study investigated the clinical manifestations, surgical method, and treatment outcomes of patients with pituitary apoplexy and evaluated the safety and effectiveness of the endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach in the treatm...

COVID-19 and hypopituitarism.
Reviews in Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders; Frara S, Loli P et. al.

Aug 14th, 2021 - Besides the pulmonary manifestations caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), an emerging endocrine phenotype, which can heavily impact on the severity of the syndrome, has been recently associated with corona...

Recurrent pituitary apoplexy in pregnancy.
BMJ Case Reports; Geissler F, Hoesli I et. al.

Aug 13th, 2021 - Pituitary apoplexy is caused by haemorrhage or infarction of the pituitary gland. Presenting signs and symptoms often include severe headache, visual disturbance, ophthalmoplegia, altered consciousness and impaired pituitary function. The manageme...

Apoplexy in a previously undiagnosed pituitary macroadenoma in the setting of recent CO...
BMJ Case Reports; Liew SY, Seese R et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - Pituitary apoplexy is an endocrine emergency, which commonly presents as hypopituitarism. Prompt diagnosis and treatment can be both life and vision saving. There are a growing number of published case reports postulating a link between COVID-19 a...

Isolated Third Cranial Nerve Palsy in Pituitary Apoplexy: Case Report and Systematic Re...
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases : the Offi... Rosso M, Ramaswamy S et. al.

Jul 26th, 2021 - To report a case of isolated third nerve palsy from pituitary apoplexy and perform a systematic literature review. MEDLINE/EMBASE databases were searched up to September 2020. Age≥18, isolated third nerve palsy from pituitary apoplexy. Age<18, pre...

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Guidelines  1 results

Pituitary incidentaloma: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline.
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Freda PU, Beckers AM et. al.

Apr 9th, 2011 - The aim was to formulate practice guidelines for endocrine evaluation and treatment of pituitary incidentalomas. Consensus was guided by systematic reviews of evidence and discussions through a series of conference calls and e-mails and one in-per...

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News  9 results

Headache and Diplopia in a 41-Year-Old Man

Feb 6th, 2017 - The most common symptom of pituitary apoplexy is headache. Almost all patients describe a sudden, severe retro-orbital or bifrontal headache, which is associated with vomiting in two thirds of cases.[4] The headache and vomiting result from the su...

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines on Pituitary Incidentalomas
Elizabeth Mechcatie

Apr 20th, 2011 - Surgical treatment of a pituitary incidentaloma is recommended when the lesion is causing a visual field deficit or other visual abnormalities, such as ophthalmoplegia "or neurological compromise," according to evidence-based clinical practice gui.

Silent Pituitary Infarction After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Procedure: Case Report and Review of Literature

Abstract and Introduction Objective: To report a case of silent pituitary infarction that occurred after a coronary artery bypass grafting procedure and review the relevant literature. Methods: We describe a female patient with silent pituitary in...

Thunderclap Headache Associated With a Nonhemorrhagic Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma

Discussion Although Day and Raskin[1] initially coined the term thunderclap headache to refer to the headache associated with an unruptured aneurysm, the most common secondary cause is subarachnoid hemorrhage. Other secondary causes include cerebr...

Recognizing and Intervening in Pituitary Apoplexy

Pituitary Pathology Pituitary Tumors The Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States reports the incidence of pituitary tumors to be 6% of all brain tumors.[3] Tumors involving the pituitary gland typically affect the anterior pituitary, or ...

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