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2022 Oct

Int J Surg Case Rep


Delayed identification of massive pituitary apoplexy in pregnancy: A case report.


Sedai H, Shrestha S, Poddar E, Sharma P, Dahal D, Khatiwada P, Pradhanang A
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022 Oct; 99:107706.
PMID: 36261935.


Pituitary apoplexy is a very rare cause of sudden and severe headache with a neuro-ophthalmic deficit during pregnancy due to hemorrhage or infarction in the pituitary gland. Delayed identification can be life-threatening to both mother and baby.