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Introduction: Hyperpituitarism

Description of Hyperpituitarism

Hyperpituitarism (medical condition): A condition that results in the excess secretion of hormones that...more »

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Hyperpituitarism: excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hyperpituitarism: diminution or cessatin of anterior pituitary function; leads to a variety of hormone deficiencies.
Source: CRISP

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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hyperpituitarism: Related Topics

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Hyperpituitarism as a Disease

Hyperpituitarism (medical condition): See Hyperpituitarism (disease information).
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Hyperpituitarism: Related Diseases

Hyperpituitarism: Hyperpituitarism is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

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Hyperpituitarism as a Symptom

Hyperpituitarism (symptom): Type of Pituitary symptoms.

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Hyperpituitarism: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Hyperpituitarism:

Terms associated with Hyperpituitarism:

Terms Similar to Hyperpituitarism:

  • 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

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Hyperpituitarism:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Hyperpituitarism

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

  • glandular disease
  • gland disease
  • glandular disorder
  • adenosis

Source - WordNet 2.1

Other terms that may be related to Hyperpituitarism:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Hyperpituitarism

The following list attempts to classify Hyperpituitarism into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • adenosis,gland disease,glandular disease,glandular disorder
  • disorder,upset
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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