apoplexy


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apoplexy:

see strokestroke,
destruction of brain tissue as a result of intracerebral hemorrhage or infarction caused by thrombosis (clotting) or embolus (obstruction in a blood vessel caused by clotted blood or other foreign matter circulating in the bloodstream); formerly called apoplexy.
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apoplexy

[′ap·ə‚plek·sē]
(medicine)
A symptom complex caused by an acute vascular lesion of the brain and characterized by unconsciousness with various degrees of paralysis and sensory impairment.
Sudden, severe hemorrhage into any organ.

apoplexy

sudden loss of consciousness, often followed by paralysis, caused by rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel in the brain
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Some patients (especially the ones with microadenomas) may present with an acute clinical picture characterized with headache, vomiting, loss of vision, ophthalmoplegia and clouding of consciousness due to pituitary apoplexy which is a rare condition (4).
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Surgery is also recommended when the incidentaloma is abutting or compressing the optic nerves or chiasm on magnetic resonance imaging, when a patient is experiencing pituitary apoplexy with visual disturbance, or if a patient has a hypersecreting tumor other than a prolactinoma, according to the guidelines, which appear in the Endocrine Society's journal (J.