Granulomatous Hypophysitis

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Granulomatous Hypophysitis

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The terms "Granulomatous Hypophysitis" returned 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Granulomatous hypophysitis: a case of severe headache.
 

Author(s): Sharifah Faradila Wan Muhamad Hatta, M Farhan Hamdan, Siti Aishah Md Ali, Rohana Abdul Ghani

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Idiopathic granulomatous hypophysitis (GH) is an uncommon inflammatory disease of the pituitary with impairment of pituitary gland function due to infiltration by lymphocytes, plasma cells and macrophages. We report the case of a 39-year-old woman who presented with worsening of headaches ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Idiopathic Granulomatous Hypophysitis Mimicking Pituitary Abscess.
 

Author(s): Xiangyi Kong, Renzhi Wang, Yi Yang, Huanwen Wu, Changbao Su, Wenbin Ma, Yongning Li, Bing Xing, Wei Lian, Zhiqin Xu, Yong Yao, Zuyuan Ren

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jul;94(28):e1099.

 

Idiopathic granulomatous hypophysitis (IGH) is a rare inflammatory disease of the pituitary that commonly presents with enlargement of the pituitary gland. Clinically and radiologically, IGH is a rare sellar entity easily to be misdiagnosed as a pituitary adenoma. Through such a case, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Idiopathic granulomatous hypophysitis: a rare cystic lesion of the pituitary.
 

Author(s): Mehtap Çavuşoğlu, Eda Elverici, Semra Duran, Erdal Komut, Servet Güreşçi, Bülent Sakman

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(11):1407-10.

 

Idiopathic granulomatous hypophysitis (GH) is a rare inflammatory disease of the pituitary gland. A 48-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital with an irregular menstrual cycle. MRI showed pituitary cystic lesion with sellar enlargement. The patient underwent endoscopic endonasal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Granulomatous Hypophysitis" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Idiopathic granulomatous hypophysitis: a systematic review of 82 cases in the literature.
 

Author(s): Benjamin H M Hunn, William G Martin, Steven Simpson, Catriona A Mclean

Journal: Pituitary. 2014 Aug;17(4):357-65.

 

Idiopathic granulomatous hypophysitis (IGH) is a rare inflammatory disease of the pituitary. There is debate in the scientific literature as to whether IGH represents a continuum of disease with lymphocytic hypophysitis or has a distinct pathogenesis. Due to the rare nature of the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Primary granulomatous hypophysitis: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Shao-bo Su, Da-jian Zhang, Shu-yuan Yue, Jian-ning Zhang

Journal: Endocr. J.. 2011 ;58(6):467-73.

 

Primary granulomatous hypophysitis (PGH) is a rarely occurred inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. We retrospective review a case of PGH treated by microsurgical transsphenoidal approach and review the appropriately documented cases of PGH collected from the literatures. The ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Granulomatous hypophysitis: two case reports and literature review.
 

Author(s): Jian Shi, Jian-Min Zhang, Qun Wu, Gao Chen, Hong Zhang, Wen-Liang Bo

Journal: J Zhejiang Univ Sci B. 2009 Jul;10(7):552-8.

 

Granulomatous hypophysitis (GRH) is extremely rare and commonly presents with chronic inflammatory of the enlarged pituitary gland. In our study, 66-year-old and 57-year-old women, both Chinese, were diagnosed with GRH presenting preoperatively definite imageology characters as pituitary ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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