Pituitary Apoplexy

Description

The sudden loss of blood supply to the PITUITARY GLAND, leading to tissue NECROSIS and loss of function (PANHYPOPITUITARISM). The most common cause is hemorrhage or INFARCTION of a PITUITARY ADENOMA. It can also result from acute hemorrhage into SELLA TURCICA due to HEAD TRAUMA; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; or other acute effects of central nervous system hemorrhage. Clinical signs include severe HEADACHE; HYPOTENSION; bilateral visual disturbances; UNCONSCIOUSNESS; and COMA.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Pituitary Apoplexy

  • Ptosis
  • Hypertension
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Reduced visual acuity
  • Photophobia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Pallor
  • Nausea and vomiting

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Incidence and onset information

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No data available about the known clinical features onset.

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Pituitary Apoplexy Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation - Generalized, Absence, Focal,Febrile and Myoclonic Epilepsies.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN3A, SCN5A, SCN9A, ST3GAL5, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC6A1, SLC6A8, SUCLA2, SYNJ1, SLC4A10, CACNA1A, CACNA1H, CACNB4, PCDH19, SLC25A19, CASR , (...)

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Specificity
2 %
Genes
100 %
Epilepsy Advanced Sequencing and CNV Evaluation.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN3A, SCN5A, SCN8A, SCN9A, SHH, ST3GAL3, ST3GAL5, STIL, SIX3, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC6A1, SLC6A8, SLC9A6, SMC1A, KDM5C, SMS , (...)

View the complete list with 214 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
CustomNext: Neuro.

By Ambry Genetics (United States).

RPL10, RPS6KA3, SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN8A, ST3GAL3, SLC16A2, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC6A1, SLC6A8, SLC9A6, SMARCA2, SMARCA4, SMARCB1, SMC1A, KDM5C, SMS, SNAP25 , (...)

View the complete list with 176 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
Neurodevelopment-Expanded.

By Ambry Genetics (United States).

RPL10, RPS6KA3, SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN8A, ST3GAL3, SLC16A2, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC6A1, SLC6A8, SLC9A6, SMARCA2, SMARCA4, SMARCB1, SMC1A, KDM5C, SMS, SNAP25 , (...)

View the complete list with 176 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
EpiFirst-Focal.

By Ambry Genetics (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, DEPDC5, KCNT1, CHRNA2, CHRNA4, CHRNB2, CRH, PRRT2, GRIN2A, LGI1
Specificity
10 %
Genes
100 %
EpilepsyNext.

By Ambry Genetics (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN8A, ST3GAL3, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC6A1, SLC9A6, SMC1A, SNAP25, SIK1, SPTAN1, CDKL5, STXBP1, SYN1, SYNGAP1, TCF4, TSC1, TSC2 , (...)

View the complete list with 80 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
EpiRapid reflex EpilepsyNext.

By Ambry Genetics (United States).

SCN1A, SCN1B, SCN2A, SCN8A, ST3GAL3, SLC2A1, SLC35A2, SLC6A1, SLC9A6, SMC1A, SNAP25, SIK1, SPTAN1, CDKL5, STXBP1, SYN1, SYNGAP1, TCF4, TSC1, TSC2 , (...)

View the complete list with 80 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
CRH. Complete sequencing.

By Instituto de Medicina Genomica Instituto de Medicina Genomica (Spain).

CRH
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %

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Sources and references

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