TITLE

Ä°zole Okulomotor Paralizi ile Prezente Olan Hipofiz Makroadenomu

AUTHOR(S)
Köşkderelıoğlu, Aslı; Çelebısoy, Neşe
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Neurological Sciences;2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Visual field defects, is the most common presenting sign of pituitary tumors. Acute painful third nerve palsy with pupillary involvement is a well known presenting symptom of a posterior communicating artery aneurysm. Oculomotor palsy with pupillary involvement is a relatively uncommon initial sign of a pituitary adenoma. This report describes a patient who presented with isolated oculomotor palsy with pupillary involvement which on neuroimaging was found to be due to a pituitary macroadenoma with cavernous sinus invasion. We suggest that differential diagnosis of painful oculomotor palsy must also include pituitary adenomas which rarely present with isolated third nerve palsy.
ACCESSION #
37562762

 

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