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55 Possible Causes for Bitemporal Hemianopsia, Gigantism, Prolactin Increased

  • Acromegaly

    In addition, bitemporal hemianopsia was observed on campimetry. After further examination, the patient was diagnosed with acromegaly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Growth hormone overproduction Hypersomatotropic gigantism Overproduction of growth hormone Pituitary gigantism Sotos syndrome Sotos' syndrome Applies To Overproduction of[icd9data.com] A 50-year-old female was admitted to our hospital with headache, mild acromegaly, and bitemporal hemianopsia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pituitary Adenoma

    Here, we report the case of a 67-year-old woman who presented with bitemporal hemianopsia and visual impairment accompanied by mildly elevated prolactin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some women produce breast milk even though they are not breastfeeding ( galactorrhea ) because of a related increase in prolactin.[merck.com] […] in adults; the genetic causes of gigantism and acromegaly are poorly understood.[doi.org]

  • Launois Syndrome

    Symptoms related to the compressive effects of the tumor include headaches, visual disturbances such as bitemporal hemianopsia, and signs of hypopituitarism.[symptoma.com] Gigantism can be corrected only by early diagnosis in childhood and removal by surgery of part of the pituitary gland or by x-ray treatment. cerebral gigantism gigantism in[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] In pituitary gigantism, there is secretion… … Medical dictionary Raoul Bensaude — (1866 October 25, 1938) was a French physician who practiced medicine in Paris.[medicine.academic.ru]

  • Chromophobe Adenoma

    Abstract A 50-year-old man with bitemporal hemianopsia and an enlarged sella turcica was found to have hyperthyroidism with elevated serum thyrotropin levels (17 mμg per milliliter[nejm.org] Thioridazine was found to increase the serum prolactin level as well as the tumor size of a prolactin--secreting pituitary chromophobe adenoma in a schizophrenic man [12].[wikigenes.org] PITUITARY ADENOMA(ACIDOPHILIC) • Acidophil tumours cause gigantism in children and acromegaly in adults. • Acromegaly is caused by excessive growth hormone (GH) occurring[slideshare.net]

  • Pituitary Neoplasm

    Cushing-like effects, diplopia, bitemporal hemianopsia and diabetes insipidus are some of many symptoms that can be encountered.[symptoma.com] Increased production of prolactin can cause abnormal milk production, irregular menses and infertility in women; for men, increased prolactin levels can cause impotence, infertility[acromegaly.org] Women classically present in the second or third decade of life with symptoms related to increased prolactin levels such as amenorrhea and galactorrhea (Forbes-Albright syndrome[med.virginia.edu]

  • Galactorrhea-Amenorrhea Syndrome

    Periodic assessment of the visual fields showed an increase in size of the blind spots after 10 weeks and a moderate bitemporal hemianopsia after 22 weeks, which improved[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the three women effectively treated with pyridoxine, the galactorrhea returned, serum prolactin levels increased, and the menses ceased after discontinuing pyridoxine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] : Pituitary gigantism; Acromegaly; Dysfunction of growth hormone secretion E22.1 Hyperprolactinaemia: Hyperprolactinemia medication; Hyperprolactinaemia with infertility;[drdoping.com]

  • Craniopharyngioma

    Of the seventeen (63%) patients presenting with varying degrees of bitemporal hemianopsia, all had improvement in vision postoperatively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this paper we report a case of mixed pituitary adenoma/craniopharyngioma observed in a 75-year-old woman presenting with diplopia and slight increase of serum prolactin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Craniopharyngioma craniopharyngioma Neurology A benign 1º pituitary tumor that is often functionally active, secreting pituitary hormones–eg, hGH, causing gigantism–if prepubertal[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Somatotrophic Pituitary Adenoma

    Humphrey visual field 24-2 showing a bitemporal hemianopsia. Figure 2.[eyewiki.aao.org] […] of prolactin increase.[pituitaryadenomas.com] Hyperpituitarism also called acromegaly and gigantism.[healthguidance.org]

  • Empty Sella Syndrome

    A 48-year-old man with a prolactin-secreting macroadenoma treated with cabergoline presented with progressive bitemporal hemianopsia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] to increase after thyrotrophin releasing hormone (TRH, 500 microgram), confirmed the diagnosis of panhypopituitarism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Specific Code Questionable As Admission Dx pituitary E23.6 Syndrome - see also Disease adiposogenital E23.6 ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To E23.6 E22.0 Acromegaly and pituitary gigantism[icd10data.com]

  • Prolactinoma

    Clinically, the patient was found to have hypogonadism and bitemporal hemianopsia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Causes of high prolactin levels in the blood: Primary Hypothyroidism : this is due to increased TRH levels which is known to stimulate prolactin levels Renal failure : prolactin[houstonendocrine.com] Related Links: Acromegaly/Gigantism Cushing's Disease Non-Functioning Tumors Pituitary Tumor Articles: Kabil, M, Eby JB, Shahinian HK: Fully Endoscopic Transnasal vs.[skullbaseinstitute.com]

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