She was referred to see a private gynaecologist who asked whether she had pronounced stretch marks and said he was certain Joanne had Cushing's disease, which is caused by a tumour on the pituitary gland
The pituitary gland
plays an important role in the body, stressed Dr Hamrahian.
Variations of the thyroid hormone in the blood are detected by a part of the brain known as the hypothalamus, which triggers the pituitary gland
to produce more or less thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) accordingly.
sup] noted that only 25% of pituicytomas were separable from the pituitary gland
and the remainder appeared infiltrative of the underlying pituitary gland
on MRI, which resulted in prospective diagnosis such as pituitary microadenomas or macroadenomas.
The pituitary gland
is the master regulator of hormone production in the body, releasing hormones that play a key role in bone and tissue growth, metabolism, reproductive functions, and the stress response.
They will also test this approach on more clinically relevant animal models that have pituitary damage caused by radiation therapy and receive grafts in or near the pituitary gland
rather than under the skin.
She now has to take medication to replace the hormones previously created by the pituitary gland
, but her sight has been fully restored and the threat of the tumour removed.
Today, Martin depends on steroids to replace the hormones he is missing since his pituitary gland
According to an Arabic newspaper, the tumour in the patient's pituitary glands
was putting pressure on his optic nerve.
Sheehan's syndrome occurs after an intra or postpartum bleeding episode characterized by severe hypotension or hemorrhagic shock results from postpartum necrosis of anterior lobe of the pituitary gland
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Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain demonstrated a flattened anterior pituitary gland
within the sella, associated with absence of the infundibular stalk and an ectopic posterior pituitary gland