Disease Information for TSH secreting pituitary adenoma

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Enlarged thyroid gland
Goiter/thyroid enlargement/mass
Thyroid Mass
Thyromegaly/Symmetric enlargement
Bitemporal hemianopsia
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Thyrotoxicosis
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Free T4 (Lab)
FTI/Free Thyroxin Index (Lab)
T3 (RIA) serum level (Lab)
Thyroxin/T4 (Lab)
Tri-iodothyronine/T3 as Resin Uptake (Lab)
TSH/Alpha Subunit
TSH/Thyroid stimulating hormone (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Thyroid Scan Abnormal
CT Scan
MRI/Head Scan Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hyperthyroidism (Graves disease)
Optic chiasm lesion/defect
TSH secreting pituitary adenoma
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Endocrine gland (category)
CLASS/Pituitary gland involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Thyroid gland disorder (ex)
CLASS/Brain/CNS disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Enlarging pituitary gland
Process
PROCESS/Adenoma (ex)
PROCESS/Endocrine/humoral disorders (category)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Rare disease (ex)
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
PROCESS/Endocrine adenoma (ex).
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Octreotide (Sandostatin)
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Transphenoidal pituitary ablation
SX/Transphenoidal Resection Indication
Other Treatments
TX/Supervoltage/alpha particle pituitary ablation ind.
Definition

very rare very large pituitary tumor; usual chiasm problems; tsh alpha sub unit very high very specific

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