Apoplectic lymphocytic hypophysitis: Case report

Michael S. Lee, Misha Pless

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Pituitary apoplexy has not been reported in the setting of lymphocytic hypophysitis. The authors present the case of a woman with sudden vision loss and headache. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed focal hemorrhages in a sellar lesion with suprasellar extension. The results of histopathological analysis were consistent with lymphocytic hypophysitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-185
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number1 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003


  • Lymphocytic hypophysitis
  • Pituitary apoplexy


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