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Hyperpituitarism Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 13 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hyperpituitarism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Hormones : 6 results : IBA
  2. Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate : 1 result : IBA
  3. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 1 result : FDA 14 Generic
  4. Triiodothyronine (Liothyronine) : 1 result : FDA 1 Generic
  5. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine) : 1 result : FDA 13 Generic
  6. Somatostatin (Somatotropin Release-Inhibiting Factor) : 1 result : IBA
  7. Sodium Iodide : 1 result : IBA
  8. Creatinine : 1 result : IBA
  9. Creatine : 1 result : IBA
  10. Bromocriptine (Parlodel) : 1 result : FDA 8 Generic
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Diseases Related to Hyperpituitarism

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

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  1. Hypophysectomy : 1 result

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