What is the role of medications in the treatment of pituitary apoplexy?

Updated: Apr 19, 2019
  • Author: Michael S Vaphiades, DO; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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As corticotropic deficiency is present in most patients with pituitary apoplexy and may be life-threatening, [24] the goals of pharmacotherapy are to correct the corticosteroid deficiency, to reduce morbidity, and to prevent complications.


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