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Endocrine System

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Diabetes: General Diabetes | Types of Diabetes | Diabetes Treatment & Management | Diabetic Problems

Other Endocrine Diseases: Adrenal Disorders | Hypoglycemia | Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia | Pancreatic Disorders | Parathyroid Disorders | Pituitary Disorders | Polyglandular Syndromes | Reproductive Gland Disorders | Thyroid Disorders

Other Topics: General Endocrine System | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Hormones | Surgery


Pituitary Disorders

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Specific Pituitary Disorders:Acromegaly | Empty Sella Syndrome | Gigantism | Growth Hormone Disorders | Hypophysitis | Hypopituitarism | Pituitary Apoplexy | Pituitary Tumors)

General Information
Pituitary Function & Hormones:UCLA Neurosurgery
Pituitary Disorders:MedlinePlus


Pituitary Diagnostic Tests
How Are Pituitary Tumors Diagnosed:American Cancer Society
Pituitary Disorders Tests:Lab Tests Online


Treatment of Pituitary Disorders
Overview
Pituitary Disorders Treatment Options:The Hormone Foundation
Medication
Pituitary Hormone Replacement Therapy: Dartmouth-Hitchcock
See also specific pituitary disorders.
Pituitary Surgery
Understanding Transsphenoidal Surgery:NIH Clinical Center [PDF]
Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery:Johns Hopkins Medicine


Empty Sella Syndrome
Empty Sella Syndrome:NINDS
Empty Sella Syndrome:University of Maryland Medical Center


Growth Hormone Disorders
Overview
Growth Disorders Overview:The Hormone Foundation
Growth Hormone Deficiency
General Information
Growth Hormone Issues in Children and Adults:The Hormone Foundation
Information for People Treated with Human Growth Hormone:NIDDK
PROP1-Related Combined Pituitary Hormone Deficiency:GeneReviews
Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children
Pediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency:Human Growth Foundation
Growth Hormone Deficiency:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults
Adult Growth Hormone (GH) Deficiency:Pituitary Network Association
Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency:Stanford Pituitary Center
Growth Hormone Excess (Acromegaly, Gigantism)
Acromegaly and Gigantism:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Acromegaly:NIDDK
Diagnosis and Treatment of Acromegaly:Stanford Pituitary Center
Acromegaly:UpToDate Patient Information


Hypophysitis (Pituitary Inflammation)
Learn About Hypophysitis:Johns Hopkins Hypophysitis Research Center
Lymphocytic Hypophysitis:UCLA Neurosurgery


Hypopituitarism (Underactive Pituitary)
Hypopituitarism:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Pituitary Failure Tumors:UCLA Neurosurgery


Pituitary Apoplexy
Pituitary Apoplexy:UCLA Neurosurgery


Pituitary Tumors
General Information
Pituitary Tumors:Stanford Pituitary Center
Pituitary Tumor (Detailed Guide):American Cancer Society
Cancer.Net Guide to Pituitary Gland Tumor:ASCO
Pituitary Tumors in Children:NICHD
Pituitary Adenomas:UCLA Neurosurgery
Recurrent Pituitary Adenomas:UCLA Neurosurgery
Treatment of Pituitary Tumors
Pituitary Tumors (PDQ®) Treatment:National Cancer Institute
See also Pituitary Surgery
Specific Types of Pituitary Tumors
Chordoma
Chordomas:UCLA Neurosurgery
Craniopharyngioma
Craniopharyngioma:UCLA Neurosurgery
Craniopharyngioma:Pituitary Network Association
Nelson's Syndrome
Nelson's Syndrome:UCLA Neurosurgery
Non-functioning (Endocrine-inactive)
Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas:UCLA Neurosurgery
Endocrine-inactive (Non-Functioning) Tumors:Pituitary Network Association
FSH & LH Tumors:Pituitary Network Association
Pituicytoma
Pituicytoma:Pituitary Network Association
Prolactinoma
Prolactinoma:NIDDK
Prolactinomas:UCLA Neurosurgery
HIgh Prolactin Levels and Prolactinomas:UpToDate Patient Information
Rathke's Cleft Cyst
Rathke's Cleft Cyst:UCLA Neurosurgery
Rathkes Cysts:Pituitary Network Association
TSH-secreting
Thyrotropin (TSH) - Secreting Adenomas:UCLA Neurosurgery
TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) Secreting Tumors:Pituitary Network Association


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