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ea0032p232 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Bilateral third nerve palsy secondary to an apoplexy in a pituitary macroadenoma causing Cushing’s disease: a very rare complication of a rare entity

Juszczak Agata , Worth Claudia , Karavitaki Niki , Grossman Ashley B

Introduction: Bilateral 3rd nerve palsy is known in conditions such as diabetes mellitus, neurosarcoidosis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, multiple sclerosis, anterior or posterior communicating artery aneurysm or mesencephalic bleed/trauma. There are only single cases reported in association with pituitary adenoma or carcinoma, usually in the context of apoplexy. We describe a patient with Cushing’s disease and bilateral 3rd nerve palsy secondary to apoplexy in pituitary macro...