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pituitary

[pə′tü·ə‚ter·ē]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the hypophysis.
(physiology)
Secreting phlegm or mucus (archaic usage).
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Among cancers that harm the human body internally, pituitary cancer is a dangerous one where pituitary tumors, due to their abnormal growth in pituitary gland interfere with the secretion of pituitary hormone secretions within the body.
The biochemical profile consists of assessment of anterior pituitary hormones function including ACTH, morning cortisol, TSH, free thyroxine levels, prolactin, LH, FSH, Testoster-one, Estradiol, Insulin like growth factor-1 and GH.
Alison said: "This helpline is a really valuable service for patients and the families and carers of people who have been diagnosed with a pituitary condition.
With advancement in neuro-imaging modalities, the incidence rate for pituitary disorders is rising, as more lesions have been identified and reported via the use of recent advance radiological techniques.
(22) reported that miR-130b was down-regulated in secreting pituitary adenoma.
Case report forms (CRFs) were designed by the China Pituitary Adenoma Specialist Council.
Typical radiologic findings include pituitary stalk thickening, pituitary enlargement and pronounced enhancement in the pituitary gland on dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (6).
The patient underwent stereotactic radiation therapy to the pituitary mass and chemotherapy with cisplatin and etoposide.
On pituitary magnetic resonance (MRI), partial empty sella was detected with normal bright spot (pituitary height was 2.8 mm).
However, we also ran an analysis considering GSM96624, GSM96625, GSM96626, GSM96627, GSM96628, and GSM96629 (from GSE4237) as though they were normal pituitary tissues and found that the obtained genes showing aberrant expression were completely different from those in the published article.
Keywords: Surgical techniques, pituitary tumours, Microscope, Endoscope.