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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 979--982

Eye Signs in Pituitary Disorders


Department of Ophthalmology, The Affiiated Hospital to Changchun University of Chinese Medicine, Changchun, Jilin, China

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Xiaozhe Shi
Department of Ophthalmology, The Affiiated Hospital to Changchun University of Chinese Medicine, Changchun, Jilin - 130000
China
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.266265

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The eye is a vital sense organ and plays a vital role in conveying the underlying physical and mental state of wellbeing of an individual. A comprehensive examination of the eye is often required in patients presenting with systemic complaints. Many endocrine disorders have characteristic manifestations pertaining to the eye, the classical being the exophthalmos in thyrotoxicosis. However, a cursory eye evaluation may lead to the identification of early features that can help in the diagnosis of other endocrine disorders. This is more common in cases of pituitary mass lesions, who often present with the functional hormonal alterations rather than the visual symptoms. The definitive therapy during the late stages of the disease leads to persisting visual disabilities and affects the quality of life. Hence, the endocrinologists and ophthalmologists need to be aware of various ophthalmic features in the pituitary disorders. In this review, we highlight the eye signs in pituitary disorders, along with a brief description of uncommon ocular-pituitary syndromes.






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