Basophil Adenoma

A small tumor of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland whose cells stain with basic dyes. It may give rise to excessive secretion of ACTH, resulting in CUSHING SYNDROME. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Also Known As:
Adenoma, Basophil; Adenoma, Basophilic; Adenomas, Basophil; Adenomas, Basophilic; Basophil Adenomas; Basophilic Adenoma; Basophilic Adenomas
Networked: 12 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
3. Hyperplasia
4. Bipolar Disorder (Mania)
5. Anorexia Nervosa


1. Betz, Laura J: 1 article (04/2007)
2. Seely, John Curtis: 1 article (04/2007)
3. Hard, Gordon C: 1 article (04/2007)
4. Hayashi, Shim-Mo: 1 article (04/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Basophil Adenoma:
1. Cyproheptadine (Periactin)FDA Link
2. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)FDA Link
3. Hematoxylin (Haematoxylon)IBA
4. beta-MSHIBA
5. Periodic AcidIBA
6. QuercetinIBA
7. beta-Lipotropin (Lipotropin)IBA
8. Leucine (L-Leucine)FDA Link
9. Immune Sera (Antisera)IBA
10. HormonesIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Hypophysectomy
2. Adrenalectomy