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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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Because of his experience, Martin now runs a support group to help people who, like him, suffer with the long term effects of pituitary conditions.
The pituitary gland is situated deep within the brain and is comparatively tiny.
There are estimated to be 80,000 people in the UK affected by a pituitary condition.
The patient was referred to Tawam Hospital after MRI scans showed a large tumour on his pituitary gland.
Cushing disease is a condition in which the pituitary gland releases too much adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH).
Other pituitary hormones including somatomedin (c-IGF1), growth factor and prolactin were within normal limits.
Pituitary hCG was first reported 30 years ago by Chen et al.
Keywords: CSW, DI, endocrinological complications, neurosurgical complications, SIADH, transsphenoidal pituitary tumor resection
We are pleased to launch Somatuline in Japan, confident that it will offer patients a beneficial treatment option to control the symptoms of acromegaly, or pituitary gigantism, for improved quality of life.
Pituitary magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was scheduled because the patient's prolactin and FSH concentrations were elevated.
At recurrence MRI of the brain revealed a pituitary adenoma (Fig 1a,b) for which he elected observation.
Others have also reported the potency of pituitary extract of non-piscine extract from frog (Haplobutrachus occipitalis) in induced breeding of C.