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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 1264-1268

Pituitary apoplexy producing internal carotid and basilar artery compression: A rare case report

1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Prakash Institute of Medical Sciences, Islampur, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Anatomy, D. Y. Patil Medical College, Dr. D.Y. Patil Education Society, Deemed to be University Kasaba Bawada, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of General Surgery, Islampur Multispeciality Hospital; Islampur, Sangli, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Pramod Vaijnath Nagure
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Prakash Institute of Medical Sciences, Islampur, West Bengal, Consultant at Eureka Diagnostic Centre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_90_18

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Pituitary apoplexy is a rare disease followed by ischemic or hemorrhagic process within the pituitary adenoma. Here, we report two cases of pituitary apoplexy with a history of sudden onset of headache, vomiting, and diminished vision. Our aim is to share our experience and discuss these cases as follows: the first one to know the compression of basilar artery along with the compression of basilar part of pons and in both the cases with compression of an internal carotid artery leading to cerebral infarcts.

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