Document Detail


Pituitary apoplexy in a child presenting with massive subarachnoid and intraventricular hemorrhage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15639425     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of pituitary apoplexy in a child with massive subarachnoid and intraventricular hemorrhage is reported. The patient presented with a sudden onset of headache, diminution of visual acuity and a bitemporal visual field defect. Computerized tomography revealed a massive subarachnoid hemorrhage with extension of blood into the third ventricle. Angiography did not show an aneurysm. The patient was operated on and altered blood within a necrotic pituitary adenoma was decompressed. His vision and field defect improved along with resolution of headache in the postoperative period.
Authors:
G D Satyarthee; A K Mahapatra
Related Documents :
23272535 - The role of statins in deep vein thrombosis.
18301345 - The impact of balloon angioplasty on the evolution of vasospasm-related infarction afte...
20682155 - Evaluation of the influence of the codon 16 polymorphism of the beta-2 adrenergic recep...
7836675 - Intra-arterial papaverine for the treatment of cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid he...
1501125 - Recovery of endothelium-dependent responses by reseeding endothelial cells in culture o...
11788275 - Reoperative revascularization of an occluded left subclavian artery and left internal m...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0967-5868     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-01-10     Completed Date:  2006-05-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  94-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoma / surgery
Adolescent
Cerebral Angiography
Decompression, Surgical
Humans
Intracranial Hemorrhages / complications*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Neurosurgical Procedures
Pituitary Apoplexy / etiology*
Pituitary Neoplasms / surgery
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / complications*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Vision Disorders / etiology

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


Previous Document:  Conjugate eye deviation due to traumatic striatal-subthalamic lesion.
Next Document:  Clivus metastasis of squamous cell carcinoma: a rare location.