Pituitary Microadenomas and Artery Steal Syndrome

  • Li Tang
  • Xuyang Liu
  • Ning Fan
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)


Compression of the optic chiasm usually results in typical bitemporal visual field loss. However, a small tumor, like pituitary microadenoma, was not big enough to compress the optic chiasm but might also be able to cause bitemporal visual field defects. What are the underlying reasons?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Li Tang
    • 1
  • Xuyang Liu
    • 2
    • 3
  • Ning Fan
    • 3
  1. 1.West China Hospital, Sichuan UniversityChengduChina
  2. 2.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina
  3. 3.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina

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