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Pituitary Apoplexy

"Pituitary Apoplexy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The sudden loss of blood supply to the PITUITARY GLAND, leading to tissue NECROSIS and loss of function (PANHYPOPITUITARISM). The most common cause is hemorrhage or INFARCTION of a PITUITARY ADENOMA. It can also result from acute hemorrhage into SELLA TURCICA due to HEAD TRAUMA; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; or other acute effects of central nervous system hemorrhage. Clinical signs include severe HEADACHE; HYPOTENSION; bilateral visual disturbances; UNCONSCIOUSNESS; and COMA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pituitary Apoplexy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pituitary Apoplexy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 21 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2007 and 2008 and 2013 and 2014 and 2016
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