Pituitary apoplexy during carotid angiography

E. Reichenthal, R. S. Manor, M. N. Shalit

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Abstract

A case is described of pituitary apoplexy and consequent blindness during carotid angiography. The possibility of haemorrhage from the fragile pathological vessels of the tumour due to an increase in pressure in the carotid system during angiography is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-255
Number of pages5
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Volume54
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Sep 1980
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Pituitary apoplexy
  • blindness
  • carotid angiography
  • pituitary tumour

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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