Disease Information for Pituitary disorders

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Agalactia/Lactation failure
Lactation suppression/nursing mother/complaint
Absent pubic/axillary hair
Axillary hair loss
Decreased Beard Growth
Decreased Body Hair Growth
Delayed female adolescence
Delayed male adolescence/pubescence
Sexual dysfunction
Small testes
Small/soft testes
Fasting intolerant
Amenorrhea
Amenorrhea, secondary
Delayed menarche
Loss of libido,women
Short stature
Short stature Child
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Fasting hypoglycemia (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
ACTH/Corticotrpin/Adrenocortical Hypertrophic hormone (Lab)
Cortisol (Lab)
FSH/Follicle Stmulating Hormone/ICSH (Lab)
LH/Leutinizing Hormone (Lab)
URINE Growth hormone
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Cortisol (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Test/Cotrysin Pituitary Stimulation Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Adrenal insufficiency/hypopituitary/ACTH deficiency
Adrenocortical insufficiency
Anorchia/Hypoplasia testes
Dwarfism, pituitary
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
Early menopause
Glucocorticoid Deficiency
Hypogonadism, male
Hypothyroidism (myxedema)
Palsy, third nerve
Panhypopituitarism
Pituitary hypothyroidism
Secondary male hypogonadism
Testicular atrophy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Endocrine gland (category)
CLASS/Pituitary gland involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Blood volume/decrease/low
Pathophysiology/Decrease TSH synthesis
Pathophysiology/Enlarging pituitary gland
Pathophysiology/Secondary Testicular Failure
Pathophysiology/Chronic anovulation
Process
PROCESS/Endocrine/humoral disorders (category)
Definition

Disorders of the anterior or posterior pituitary gland which usually manifest as hypersecretion or hyposecretion of pituitary hormones. Pituitary mass lesions may also produce compression of the OPTIC CHIASM and other adjacent structures.

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