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Classical pituitary apoplexy: clinical features, management and outcome.

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OBJECTIVE: The term classical pituitary apoplexy describes a clinical syndrome characterized by sudden headache, vomiting, visual impairment and meningismus caused by the rapid enlargement of a pituitary adenoma usually due to haemorrhagic infarction of the tumour. Most published reports looking at the clinical features and management of pituitary apoplexy have not differentiated between patients with clinical and subclinical apoplexy, the latter diagnosed at surgery. Furthermore, little is r...

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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
51
Issue:
2
Pages:
181-188
Publication date:
1999-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:9dc80828-750e-4a37-98d4-2bec1eb67ca9
Source identifiers:
22417
Local pid:
pubs:22417

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