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Pituitary symptoms

Pituitary symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Pituitary symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Pituitary symptoms: Hypopituitarism, Pituitary gland suppression, Excessive pituitary secretion of corticotropin, Galactorrhea due to pituitary adenoma, Pituitary oversecretion of corticotropin, Combined anterior pituitary function testing or other types.

Pituitary symptoms: Symptoms affecting the pituitary gland. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Pituitary symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Pituitary symptoms

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Causes of Types of Pituitary symptoms:

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Pituitary symptoms: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Pituitary symptoms, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Pituitary symptoms Treatments

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Message Boards for Pituitary symptoms

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Pituitary symptoms or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Pituitary symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Pituitary symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical investigations
    • Full neurological examination
    • Examine for signs of Cushing's syndrome? - e.g. thin skin, bruising, high blood pressure, stretch marks, proximal muscle weakness, acne, pigmentation, excess hair on face, frontal balding in males, moon face, buffalo hump, truncal obesity, fluid retention.
    • Examine for signs of hypothyroidism - e.g. slow heart rate, slowed reflexes, coarse dry brittle hair, dry cool skin.
  • Visual field testing - to detect either a local or general reduction in the area of field). Use Confrontation testing, Perimetry testing and Central field testing. Mapping the visual field defect can help determine cause. e.g. an early pituitary tumor may cause a loss of both outer upper fields of vision and later extend to a loss of both outer upper and outer lower fields of vision.
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Pituitary symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Pituitary symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pituitary symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Pituitary symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Misdiagnosis and Pituitary symptoms

Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders) more »

Organs affected by Pituitary symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Pituitary symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Pituitary symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Pituitary symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pituitary symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pituitary symptoms. Of the 18 causes of Pituitary symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 17 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pituitary symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Pituitary symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Pituitary symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Pituitary symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Pituitary symptoms?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Pituitary symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Pituitary symptoms:

Subtypes of Pituitary symptoms:

Hypopituitarism (22 causes), Pituitary gland suppression (1 cause), Excessive pituitary secretion of corticotropin (4 causes), Galactorrhea due to pituitary adenoma (1 cause), Pituitary oversecretion of corticotropin (2 causes), Combined anterior pituitary function testing

Medical Conditions associated with Pituitary symptoms:

Endocrine symptoms (217 causes)

Symptoms related to Pituitary symptoms:

Growth symptoms (2485 causes), Slow growth (955 causes), Hypopituitarism (22 causes), Pituitary gland suppression (1 cause), Agnathia-holoprosencephaly-situs inversus, Arthrogryposis (47 causes), Distal, With hypopituitarism, Mental retardation (2098 causes), Facial anomalies (72 causes), Babinski-Froelich Syndrome, Corpus callosum dysgenesis hypopituitarism, Froehlich syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pituitary symptoms

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