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Table 1 Patients with pituitary adenoma and ruptured aneurysm presenting with pituitary apoplexy or intracranial hemorrhage

From: Pituitary adenoma apoplexy caused by rupture of an anterior communicating artery aneurysm: case report and literature review

Patient no. Author/year Age (years)/sex Clinical manifestations CT imaging Aneurysm location Pathological type Treatment Outcome
1 Suzuki/2001 [11] 46/M Headache, vomiting, and visual impairment Pituitary tumor with intrasellar and parasellar hemorrhage Right intracavernous carotid artery Prolactinoma Transsphenoidal surgery; endovascular occlusion of the right internal carotid artery by platinum coils Good
2 Okawara/2007 [12] 48/F Headache and visual impairment Pituitary tumor with intratumoral hemorrhage, intraventricular hemorrhage and subdural hemorrhage Left intracavernous carotid artery Prolactinoma Aneurysm coiling by platinum coils; administration of terguride to shrink the pituitary adenoma Good
3 Song/2014 [13] 31/M Headache, vomiting and blurred vision Subarachnoid hemorrhage in basal cisterns Posterior communicating artery Pituitary adenoma with hemorrhagic necrosis Aneurysm clipping; during surgery, pituitary apoplexy was discovered and removed Good
4 Almeida/2014 [15] 53/M Headache accompanied by mental confusion Subarachnoid hemorrhage, interhemispheric hematoma, and suprasellar expansive lesion Anterior communicating artery Prolactinoma Aneurysm clipping; partial resection of the pituitary tumor Good
5 Present case 49/M Sudden headache accompanied by a pituitary adenoma that had been untreated for three years Pituitary adenoma hemorrhage and significant subarachnoid hemorrhage Anterior communicating artery Prolactinoma Aneurysm clipping; major resection of the pituitary tumor Good