Radiation-induced optic neuritis after pituitary adenoma radiosurgery in a patient with multiple sclerosis: Case report

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Objective and Importance

To describe a rare case of optic neuritis onset after Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery.

Clinical Presentation

Nine years after transsphenoidal subtotal resection of a pituitary adenoma, this 43-year-old woman had elevated serum prolactin levels and headaches.


Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery to residual pituitary tumor.


To our knowledge, this is the first report of radiation-induced optic neuritis after radiosurgery in a patient with multiple sclerosis.

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