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884 Possible Causes for Arthritis, Pituitary Adenoma

  • Acromegaly

    BACKGROUND: In more than 98% of cases, acromegaly is due to a GH-secreting pituitary adenoma.[] Abstract Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendons within the carpal tunnel is rare in the absence of rheumatoid arthritis.[] If not treated, acromegaly can lead to heart problems, arthritis, diabetes, vision problems, high blood pressure, or even death.[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    The patient's presentation favored the preoperative diagnosis of pituitary adenoma or Rathke's cleft cyst.[] Diabetic charcot arthritis. This is a destructive arthritis occurring because the diabetic does not have good sensation in a particular area.[] Corticosteroids Glucocorticoids may be produced in excess because of an ACTH-producing pituitary adenoma (pituitary Cushing's, or Cushing's disease), or from an adrenal tumour[]

  • Acromegalic Arthropathy

    Acromegaly is the result of excessive growth hormone production in skeletally mature patients, most commonly from a pituitary adenoma .[] Also Read Identifying The Symptoms Of Joint Arthritis Signs And Symptoms Of Joint Arthritis The Various Causes Of Joint Arthritis Enlarged Tongue Enlarged tongue is yet another[] We describe 2 cases of acromegaly presenting with rheumatologic manifestations, the first resembling seronegative rheumatoid arthritis, the second, post traumatic low back[]

  • Cushing Syndrome

    […] and treatment of pituitary adenomas should have far‐reaching benefits.[] National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. . Accessed Jan. 2, 2013. Nippoldt TB (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.[] Oral corticosteroids may be necessary to treat inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and asthma, or to prevent your body from rejecting a transplanted[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    We present a case of 55 years old female, so far mentally healthy with untreated adrenocortical insufficiency secondary to radiotherapy of pituitary adenoma (prolactinoma)[] Adrenal function did not depend on sex or seropositivity of rheumatoid arthritis.[] Pituitary adenomas and its treatment (surgical removal or radiation therapy) present the main causes of secondary adrenal insufficiency.[]

  • Gigantism - Acromegaly

    After the successful selective resection of a pituitary adenoma, pituitary funcion usually remains intact.[] NOS Osteoarthritis NOS due to or associated with acromegaly E22.0 in (due to) acromegaly E22.0 - see also subcategory M14.8- Arthropathy M12.9 - see also Arthritis ICD-10[] Furthermore, in acromegaly or gigantism joints are affected by arthritis and pain.[]

  • Meningitis

    PATIENT CONCERNS: A 56-year-old male who presented with intermittent headache and low fever was admitted, he had transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenoma 3 years ago.[] CASE SUMMARY: We discuss the case of a 56-year-old white man with a history of rheumatoid arthritis and hypertension who became confused, nauseated, and began to vomit within[] Septic meningococcal arthritis is relatively uncommon and its diagnosis associated with clinical and microbiological challenges.[]

  • Hyperpituitarism

    Pituitary Adenomas Since it is the significant cause of pituitary overactivity, pituitary adenomas are worth considering on its own.[] Medical References Health Topics Medical Dictionary Diseases & Treatments Medical News Doctors Search Diseases & Conditions Allergy Arthritis Cancer More Topics...[] Prolonged effects of excessive secretion of pituitary hormones include arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoporosis, kyphosis, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, heart enlargement[]

  • Gigantism

    AIP mutations are rare in sporadic acromegaly but they are seen at a higher frequency among certain specific populations of pituitary adenoma patients (pituitary gigantism[] NOS Osteoarthritis NOS due to or associated with acromegaly E22.0 in (due to) acromegaly E22.0 - see also subcategory M14.8- Arthropathy M12.9 - see also Arthritis ICD-10[] GH levels: Numbness or burning of the hands or feet Carpal tunnel syndrome High blood glucose (sugar) Heart failure or enlarged heart High blood pressure (hypertension) Arthritis[]

  • ACTH-Independent Cushing Syndrome

    Cushing disease refers to glucocorticoid excess solely due to an adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting pituitary adenoma , while Cushing syndrome encompasses all etiologies[] Intracerebral hemorrhage Intravenous anaesthetics Intussusception Iron deficiency anemia Irritable bowel syndrome Japanese encephalitis Jaundice and cholestasis Juvenile idiopathic arthritis[] […] neoplasm, (e) rarely caused by tumors producing cortisol releasing factor Exogenous glucocorticoids Most cases Small ACTH-producing pituitary adenoma or hyperplasia Called[]

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