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Hyperpituitarism

Disease of the glandular, anterior portion of the pituitary (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR) resulting in hypersecretion of ADENOHYPOPHYSEAL HORMONES such as GROWTH HORMONE; PROLACTIN; THYROTROPIN; LUTEINIZING HORMONE; FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE ; and ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE. Hyperpituitarism usually is caused by a functional ADENOMA.
Also Known As:
Pituitary FSH Hypersecretion; Pituitary LH Hypersecretion; Pituitary TSH Hypersecretion; FSH Hypersecretion, Pituitary; Hypersecretion, Pituitary FSH; Hypersecretion, Pituitary LH; Hypersecretion, Pituitary TSH; LH Hypersecretion, Pituitary; TSH Hypersecretion, Pituitary; Follicle Stimulating Hormone, Inappropriate Secretion; Inappropriate FSH Secretion Syndrome; Inappropriate Follicle Stimulating Hormone Secretion; Inappropriate LH Secretion Syndrome; Inappropriate Luteinizing Hormone Secretion; Inappropriate TSH Secretion Syndrome; Inappropriate Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Secretion; Luteinizing Hormone, Inappropriate Secretion; Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, Inappropriate Secretion
Networked: 13 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hyperthyroidism
2. Graves Disease (Basedow Disease)
3. Thyroid Hormone Resistance Syndrome (Thyroid Hormone Resistance)
4. Precocious Puberty
5. Delayed Puberty

Experts

1. Chaudhary, Vikas: 1 article (09/2012)
2. Bano, Shahina: 1 article (09/2012)
3. Balow, J E: 1 article (06/2000)
4. Remaley, A T: 1 article (06/2000)
5. Collins, M T: 1 article (06/2000)
6. Pucino, F: 1 article (06/2000)
7. Skarulis, M C: 1 article (06/2000)
8. Sarlis, N J: 1 article (06/2000)
9. Csako, G: 1 article (06/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Hyperpituitarism:
1. HormonesIBA
2. Dehydroepiandrosterone SulfateIBA
3. Octreotide (Sandostatin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Triiodothyronine (Liothyronine)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor)IBA
7. Sodium IodideIBA
8. CreatinineIBA
9. CreatineIBA
10. Bromocriptine (Parlodel)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Hypophysectomy