Pituitary apoplexy occurs when a pituitary tumor at the base of the brain spontaneously bleeds into or blocks blood supply to the pituitary gland. The condition is rarely life threatening, but can cause sudden onset of a severe headache, nausea and vision loss.
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The AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute is a state-of-the-art facility for adults and children affected by pituitary apoplexy. We specialize in minimally invasive treatments that identify and remove pituitary tumors with immense accuracy. These advanced techniques pinpoint affected tissue with millimeter precision, enabling our surgeons to remove the tumor or reduce its size and return normal function to the pituitary gland. Minimally invasive endoscopic approaches allow tumor removal through the nasal cavity. Recovery is quicker, because no incision is made.