Bilateral sixth nerve palsies in a patient with massive pituitary adenoma

Raul Lopez, Noble J. David, Fredie Gargano, Judith Donovan Post

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Abstract

A middle-aged man developed bilateral abducens weakness as the only symptom of a huge chromophobe adenoma of the pituitary gland. This unique presentation delayed diagnosis until exploration and biopsy. The patient, who recovered completely, was studied prior to the era of computerized tomography.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1137-1138
Number of pages2
JournalNeurology
Volume31
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1981

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Lopez, R., David, N. J., Gargano, F., & Post, J. D. (1981). Bilateral sixth nerve palsies in a patient with massive pituitary adenoma. Neurology, 31(9), 1137-1138.