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Research & Reviews  191 results

Suppression of pituitary hormone genes in subjects who died from COVID-19 independently...
https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgac312
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Poma AM, Proietti A et. al.

May 15th, 2022 - Involvement of the pituitary gland in SARS-CoV-2 infection has been clinically suggested by pituitary hormone deficiency in severe COVID-19 cases, by altered serum ACTH levels in hospitalized patients, and by cases of pituitary apoplexy. However, ...

Bilateral antererior circulation stroke: A rare but threatening consequence of pituitar...
https://doi.org/10.1177/19714009221083146
The Neuroradiology Journal; Zoli M, Guaraldi F et. al.

Mar 29th, 2022 - Brain stroke is a rare, life-threatening condition associated with pituitary apoplexy (PA), resulting from direct arterial occlusion due to mechanical compression secondary to the sudden enlargement of the pituitary adenoma, or to vessel vasospasm...

Late onset of pituitary apoplexy following gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist for p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8905893
BMJ Case Reports; Elshimy G, Raj R et. al.

Mar 9th, 2022 - Pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a clinical condition characterised by a sudden increase in pituitary gland volume secondary to ischaemia and/or necrosis. Most cases occur in non-functioning pituitary adenoma but can also occur in functioning adenoma. C...

Pituitary Gland Surgical Emergencies: The Role of Endoscopic Intervention.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2021.12.016
Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America; Arnold MA, Revuelta Barbero JM et. al.

Mar 9th, 2022 - True pituitary surgical emergencies are rare. These events can occur throughout the perioperative period and are broadly categorized by the timing of occurrence. Acute indications for emergent pituitary surgery include pituitary apoplexy, vision l...

Towards a pituitary apoplexy classification based on clinical presentation and patient ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8986731
Endocrine Guijt MC, Zamanipoor Najafabadi AH et. al.

Jan 25th, 2022 - The condition of pituitary apoplexia contains the clinical spectre from life-threatening emergency to asymptomatic self-limiting course, which partly determines diagnostic delay and management. Outcome evaluation of course and management of pituit...

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Guidelines  1 results

Pituitary incidentaloma: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5393422
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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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Prevalence of Contrast Enhancement of the Oculomotor Nerve on 3D PD T1 MRI Sequence in Patients With Ophthalmoplegia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03269682

Sep 17th, 2021 - Oculomotor nerve (third cranial nerve or "III") palsy is a relatively frequent cause of consultation in ophthalmology. It may reveal a life-threatening pathology such as aneurysm rupture, pituitary apoplexy, and therefore need imaging in emergency...

Prevalence of a High-intensity Signal of the Oculomotor Nerve on T2 MRI Sequence in Patients With Ophthalmoplegia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03135574

Jul 16th, 2021 - Oculomotor nerve (third cranial nerve or III) palsy is a relatively frequent cause of consultation in ophthalmology. It may reveal a life-threatening pathology such as aneurysm rupture, pituitary apoplexy, and therefore need imaging in emergency. ...

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News  9 results

Headache and Diplopia in a 41-Year-Old Man
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/871819_4

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...

Recognizing and Intervening in Pituitary Apoplexy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/518323_4

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 ...

Recognizing and Intervening in Pituitary Apoplexy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/518323

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Pituitary apoplexy is a rare and life-threatening disorder often requiring emergency neurosurgical intervention to preserve vision and prevent cerebral herniation syndrome. Infarction or hemorrhage of an enlarged...

Silent Pituitary Infarction After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Procedure: Case Report and Review of Literature
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/530734_1

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...

Silent Pituitary Infarction After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Procedure: Case Report and Review of Literature
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/530734

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...

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