Disease Information for Hypophysitis, autoimmune

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Agalactia/Lactation failure
Lactation suppression/nursing mother/complaint
Absent pubic/axillary hair
Delayed female adolescence
Delayed male adolescence/pubescence
Bitemporal hemianopsia
Headache
Morning headaches
Nocturnal Headache
Amenorrhea
Nocturnal awakenings Events Phenomenon
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Postpartum panhypopituitarism FAST onset DI
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Autoimmune disorder
Patient/Autoimmune polyglandular disease
Patient/Hashimoto's thyroiditis
Patient/Postpartum status
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Child-bearing age women
Population/Female
Population/Twenties-Adult/female
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Hyperprolactinemia
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
ACTH/Corticotrpin/Adrenocortical Hypertrophic hormone (Lab)
Estradiol Serum (Lab)
Estrogen, serum (Lab)
FSH/Follicle Stmulating Hormone/ICSH (Lab)
FTI/Free Thyroxin Index (Lab)
Growth hormone/STH, plasma (Lab)
Insulin level (Lab)
LH/Leutinizing Hormone (Lab)
URINE 17-Hydroxycorticosteroids
URINE Estrogens
URINE Leutininzing hormone
URINE/Estradiol (Lab)
URINE/Estratriol (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Prolactin (Lab)
CSF Cells
CSF Leukocytes
CSF Lymphocytes
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Test/Cotrysin Pituitary Stimulation Abnormal
CT Scan
MRI/Pituitary sellar content enhanced T1 postcontrast
MRI/Pituitary stalk thickened
MRI/Head enlarging pituitary gland
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Granulomatous hypophysitis
Langerhans' cell histiocytosis disorder
Postpartum pituitary necrosis
Sarcoidosis/CNS
Tuberculoma/CNS/Hypothalamus
Associated Disease & Complications
Autoimmune disease
Diabetes insipidus
Empty sella syndrome
Gonadotropin deficiency/Female acquired
Granulomatous hypophysitis
Optic chiasm lesion/defect
Ovarian Dysfunction
Panhypopituitarism
Secondary female hypogonadism
Sellar tumor/suprasellar extension
Thyroiditis, postpartum type
Anovulatory Cycles
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Pregnancy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Langerhan Cell/Tissue Macrophages involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Endocrine gland (category)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Chronic anovulation
Pathophysiology/Hypoestrogenic Anovulation
Pathophysiology/Ovarian dysfunction anovulation
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Autoimmune disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Endocrine/humoral disorders (category)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Rare disease (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Allergy/immune (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Azathioprine (Imuran)
RX/Corticosteroid (Cortisone)
RX/High dose Steroid trial [six weeks]
RX/Immune-suppression
SX/Hypophysectomy/Transsphenoidal
Definition

lymphocytic hypophysitis causes panhypopituitarism; rare disease usually in females

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