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42 Possible Causes for Bitemporal Hemianopsia, Loss of Peripheral Vision, Prolactin Increased

  • 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.[] Compression of the optic chiasm causes loss of peripheral vision.[] Some women produce breast milk even though they are not breastfeeding ( galactorrhea ) because of a related increase in prolactin.[]

  • Craniopharyngioma

    Of the seventeen (63%) patients presenting with varying degrees of bitemporal hemianopsia, all had improvement in vision postoperatively.[] […] changes, blurriness, or loss of peripheral vision Excessive thirst Increased urination Slow or halted growth Excessive weight gain Early or delayed puberty If you are concerned[] 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[]

  • Launois Syndrome

    Symptoms related to the compressive effects of the tumor include headaches, visual disturbances such as bitemporal hemianopsia, and signs of hypopituitarism.[]

  • Acromegaly

    In addition, bitemporal hemianopsia was observed on campimetry. After further examination, the patient was diagnosed with acromegaly.[] The result of pituitary disease may be loss of peripheral vision, which may not always be apparent to the patient.[] A 50-year-old female was admitted to our hospital with headache, mild acromegaly, and bitemporal hemianopsia.[]

  • Pituitary Neoplasm

    Cushing-like effects, diplopia, bitemporal hemianopsia and diabetes insipidus are some of many symptoms that can be encountered.[] […] such as double vision, visual field loss (loss of peripheral vision), drooping eyelids or changes in color vision Headache Lack of energy Nasal drainage of clear fluid Nausea[] Increased production of prolactin can cause abnormal milk production, irregular menses and infertility in women; for men, increased prolactin levels can cause impotence, infertility[]

  • Prolactinoma

    Clinically, the patient was found to have hypogonadism and bitemporal hemianopsia.[] This can lead to blurred vision or loss of peripheral vision.[] 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[]

  • 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[] This produces tunnel vision, with a loss of peripheral vision called bitemporal hemianopsia. Secretions Pituitary tumors are also classified by secretions.[] 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].[]

  • Pituitary Disorder

    Bitemporal Hemianopsia (Loss of Peripheral Vision) - Compression of Optic Chiasm 2.[] Signs and symptoms related to tumor pressure Signs and symptoms of pressure from a pituitary tumor may include: Headache Vision loss, particularly loss of peripheral vision[] Low levels of thyroid hormones have been shown to increase the amount of prolactin in the body. It is normal for prolactin to increase during pregnancy.[]

  • Pituitary Cyst

    On admission, blood workup showed severe hyponatremia (112 mEq/L), and bitemporal hemianopsia was observed on neurological examination.[] A loss of the outer peripheral vision, called a bitemporal hemianopsia When severe, a patient can only see what is directly in front of them.[] It is reasonable to stop medication after 5 years of treatment and follow the prolactin level – if prolactin increases above normal or if there is tumor growth on the MRI,[]

  • Chiasmal Syndrome

    Ocular examination revealed complete bitemporal hemianopsia and slight exotropia. Central visual acuity was 20/20 in both eyes.[] Symptoms may include: Involuntary eyeball movement Outward bulging of one or both eyes Squinting Vision loss in one or both eyes that starts with the loss of peripheral vision[] The prolactin increase prepares the breasts for lactation.[]

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