Request PDF on ResearchGate | Apoplejía pituitaria. Revisión del tema | La apoplejía pituitaria es un síndrome caracterizado por una necrosis o hemorragia en. La apoplejía pituitaria es normalmente el resultado de un infarto hemorrágico que acontece a un adenoma hipofisario. La presentación clínica comprende un. Abstract. ZAMORA, Adrián; MARTINEZ, Paola and BAYONA, Hernán. Pituitary tumor apoplexy. Acta Med Colomb [online]. , vol, n.3, pp

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The Journal accepts works written in Spanish or English. Case 2 A year-old male of African descent presented with a history of sudden severe headache followed by closure of his left eye.

Recurrent oculomotor palsy due to haemorrhage in pituitary adenoma. Coronal CT images suggested a breach in the floor of the sella turcica. Subscribe to pitutaria Newsletter. Show more Show less.

Apoplejía pituitaria. Revisión del tema | Neurocirugía (English edition)

There was a previous history of hypertension apoplejai not diabetes mellitus. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail.


Cerebral infarction after pituitary apoplexy: You can change the settings pituitaira obtain more information by clicking here. The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. Diagnosis is not always straight forward and requires high clinical suspicion in addition to magnetic resonance imaging and measurement of serum pituitary hormones. Third nerve lesions from diabetes mellitus or hypertension typically spare pupillary function although it is not always possible to differentiate between medical and compressive causes of these lesions based entirely on clinical findings as in case two.

Services on Demand Article. We report a case of pituitary apoplexy associated with cerebral infarction and discuss the relationship between the two events.

If it is the first time you have accessed you can obtain your credentials by contacting Elsevier Spain in suscripciones elsevier. On examination, there was a complete oculomotor nerve palsy. All manuscripts are submitted for review by experts in the field peer review and are carried out anonymously double blind.

Incidence of intracranial aneurysm associated with pituitary adenoma. There was no history of loss pituitaia consciousness, neck stiffness or features suggestive of seizure activity.

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West Indian Medical Journal – Pituitary apoplexy associated with ptosis

Pituitary apoplexy as sociated with ptosis. Tumours of the central nervous system. Central nervous system neoplasms. Pituitary adenoma is the most common tumour of the sella turcica and suprasellar cistern. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.


Both tumours were demonstrable on CT.

Pituitary adenomas complicating cardiac surgery: Non-secreting tumours are usually large at diagnosis, frequently extending into the suprasellar cistern with compression of the optic chiasm, producing visual field deficits, particularly bitemporal hemianopsia 6.

Headache is common and may be the only presenting symptom.

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Mild residual diplopia had resolved by three months. He subsequently developed palsies of left trochlear and abducens nerves, as well as inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone. The topographical anatomy of the oculomotor nerve with the peripheral location of the pupilomotor fibres may apoplsjia the tendency for compressive lesions to involve the pupil and non-compressive lesions to spare it 5.