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1. Sellar lesions and visual loss: key concepts in neuro-ophthalmology.
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The pituitary gland serves an essential role in the activity and regulation of the endocrine system. Mass lesions within the pituitary gland account for approximately 10-15% of intracranial neoplasms. Patients with pituitary adenomas may present with endocrine dysfunction or neuro-ophthalmic pathology, resulting from compression of surrounding structures, most notably the optic chiasm. Visual deficits from chiasmal tumors may manifest as visual field defects, visual loss, diplopia, nystagmus and visual hallucinations. Visual field defects are the most commonly reported presenting visual ... Read More »
» Published in Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2006 Sep;6 Suppl 9:S23-8.
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