GIANT PITUITARY ADENOMA WITH NORMAL VISION AND MISLEADING RADIOLOGICAL FINDINGS

Authors

  • khalid muhammad Department of Neurosurgery, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Umer Farooq Raina Department of Neurosurgery, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad
  • Khaleeq uz Zaman Department of Neurosurgery, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad
  • Muhammad Tahir Pathology Department Federal Government Polyclinic Hospital, Islamabad

Abstract

Giant pituitary adenomas are rare and present with visual loss.Giant pituitary adenoma has rarely been reported presenting with normal vision.We report Giant pituitary adenoma with Normal vision in a 35 years old patient presenting with adult onset epilepsy and headache. 

Author Biography

khalid muhammad, Department of Neurosurgery, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences

PIMS islamabad

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Published

2015-10-15