Document Detail

Pineal apoplexy: an occurrence with no diagnostic clinicopathological features.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11013695     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Symptomatic pineal apoplexy unlike pituitary apoplexy is uncommon. A patient with an apoplectic pineal cyst, identified preoperatively using MRI and confirmed histologically presented with episodic syncope, and features of raised intracranial pressure, but no localizing neuro-ophthalmological signs. This case prompted a review of the clinicopathological features of pineal apoplexy. There are no diagnostic clinical features and the neuropathological associations of pineal region haemorrhage are diverse. There is no consistent clinicopathological syndrome of pineal apoplexy.
G R Swaroop; I R Whittle
Related Documents :
9347505 - Nasolabial cyst: report of a case with extensive apocrine change.
12560915 - Acute peritonitis caused by intraperitoneal rupture of an infected urachal cyst: report...
15663695 - Median raphe cyst in the scrotum, mimicking a serous borderline tumor, associated with ...
7723925 - Radicular compression by gas in a spinal extra dural cyst. report on two cases.
8033395 - Chloracne, palmoplantar keratoderma and localized scleroderma in a weed sprayer.
2767945 - Neurophysiological follow-up in a case of chronic progressive epilepsia partialis conti...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0268-8697     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Neurosurg     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-11-08     Completed Date:  2000-11-08     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800054     Medline TA:  Br J Neurosurg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  274-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, UK.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Cerebral Hemorrhage / pathology,  surgery*
Diagnosis, Differential
Hydrocephalus / pathology,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Pineal Gland / pathology,  surgery*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Intramedullary ossified cavernous angioma of the spinal cord: case report.
Next Document:  Anaplastic ganglioglioma: case report and review of the literature.