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Pituitary apoplexy and haemorrhage into adenomas.
  1. P. Tsitsopoulos,
  2. J. Andrew,
  3. M. J. Harrison


    A review of 78 cases of surgically managed pituitary adenomas revealed that haemorrhage had occurred in 13. Frank haemorrhage or haemorrhagic infarction caused increasing headache, drowsiness, diplopia and visual failure. The correct diagnosis was suggested by skull X-rays and contrast studies leading to prompt surgical decompression.

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