Clinical case discussions - Hypopituitarism and pituitary apoplexy caused by pituitary Adenomas

Gaisheng Tian, Qinxue Li, Dan Zhao, Ying Wang, Ruijing Yan


A case of “Hypopituitarism and pituitary apoplex induced by pituitary Adenomas” was collected in the Third Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia medical University Geriatric Department. A rare and atypical disease as it is, delayed diagnosis and treatment is easily seen among those cases. Therefore, the paper aims to investigate the difference of clinical characteristics and treatment outcome of pituitary adenomas in elder patient through the case analysis. Clinically, patients with pituitary dysfunction may have life-threatening crisis so that timely diagnosis and aggressive treatment can be effective in reducing the pituitary crisis and reducing the misdiagnosis rate.

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