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Pituitary apoplexy

Pituitary apoplexy: Introduction

Pituitary apoplexy: A rare disorder usually caused by bleeding or blood vessel blockage of a pituitary tumor. It causes symptoms such as headache, nausea, vision problems and altered consciousness. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pituitary apoplexy is available below.

Symptoms of Pituitary apoplexy

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Pituitary apoplexy: Complications

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Causes of Pituitary apoplexy

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Misdiagnosis and Pituitary apoplexy

Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders). For example, more »

Prognosis for Pituitary apoplexy

Prognosis for Pituitary apoplexy: life threatening without immediate diagnosis and treatment

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Definitions of Pituitary apoplexy:

Sudden hemorrhage or ischemic necrosis involving the pituitary gland which may be associated with acute visual loss, severe headache, meningeal signs, cranial nerve palsies, panhypopituitarism, and rarely COMA. The most common cause is hemorrhage (INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES) related to a pituitary ADENOMA (see also PITUITARY NEOPLASMS). Ischemia; MENINGITIS; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; and other disorders may be associated with this condition. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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More information about Pituitary apoplexy

  1. Pituitary apoplexy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis

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