Hypophysitis

Hypophysitis refers to an inflammation of the pituitary gland. Hypophysitis is rare and not fully understood. Hypophysitis is commonly known as Lymphocytic Hypophysitis because the lymphocytic infiltration was limited to the anterior pituitary. ==Signs and symptoms== Hypophysits, being a fairly newly discovered disease, there are four categories o...
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hypophysitis

Inflammation of the hypophysis. ... Lymphocytic hypophysitis, an acute anterior pituitary lymphocytic reaction characterised clinically by signs and symptoms of anterior pituitary insufficiency; probably an autoimmune disorder because antipituitary antibodies are present in the serum. ... Synonym: lymphoid hypophysitis. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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hypophysitis

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī-pof′i-sī′tis Definitions: 1. Inflammation of the hypophysis.
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