Fatal Bilateral ACA Territory Infarcts after Pituitary Apoplexy: A Case Report and Literature Review

Sandeep Mohindra, Priyamvada Kovai, Rajesh Chhabra
Skull Base: Official Journal of North American Skull Base Society ... [et Al.] 2010, 20 (4): 285-8
Apoplexy of pituitary tumors is a common occurrence. In addition to commonly known presentations, cerebral infarcts and consequent focal neurologic deficits are a rare presentation. A rare case of pituitary apoplexy with associated subarachnoid bleed and bilateral anterior cerebral artery infarcts is described. Vasospasm leading to cerebral infarcts and consequent focal neurologic deficits as a presentation of pituitary apoplexy needs to be better appreciated.

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