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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Thus, we believe that the radiologic finding of ischemic pituitary apoplexy coupled with the presence of diabetes insipidus should be sufficient for diagnosis of NH, although a larger study is necessary to confirm this hypothesis.
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Pituitary apoplexy is an uncommon cause of worst headache of life, and denotes symptomatic hemorrhage within the pituitary gland, usually into a pituitary adenoma.