Prolonged Coma after Pituitary Macro- adenoma Surgery: A Case Report with Short Literature review
Prolonged coma after surgery of pituitary macro-adenoma with apoplexy, often previously unnoticed, is rare and not well reported complication. A 65 year male presented with complaints of headache and blurred vision since few months. Brain MRI was done and it reported macro- adenoma with pituitary apoplexy. Right pterional craniotomy was done following total excision of tumor. Patient developed whole body seizure at first day of surgery and went to prolonged coma.
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