Hypopituitarism

Hypopituitarism

Svensk definition

Minskad eller utebliven utsöndring av en eller flera hormoner från hypofysens framlob, inkl. LH, follikelstimulerande hormon, somatotropin och kortikotropin. Bristen kan bero på kirurgiska ingrepp eller strålbehandling, icke-sekretoriska tumörer, metastastumörer, infarkt, hypofysapoplexi, infiltrerande eller granulomatösa processer, eller andra tillstånd.

Svenska synonymer

Hypofysinsufficiens

Engelska synonymer

Pituitary Insufficiency Insufficiency, Pituitary Hyposecretion Syndrome, Anterior Pituitary Hyposecretion, Adenohypophyseal Adenohypophyseal Hyposecretion Anterior Pituitary Hyposecretion Syndrome Postpartum Hypopituitarism Hypopituitarism, Postpartum Simmonds' Disease Simmond's Disease Sheehan Syndrome Syndrome, Sheehan Postpartum Panhypopituitarism Panhypopituitarism, Postpartum Postpartum Pituitary Insufficiency Pituitary Insufficiency, Postpartum Sheehan's Syndrome Sheehans Syndrome Syndrome, Sheehan's Simmonds Disease Disease, Simmonds