5A60.Y/E22.8 Other specified hyperfunction of pituitary gland

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Aetiology

Other specified hyperfunction of the pituitary gland is a condition caused by an overproduction of hormones in the pituitary gland. It is often caused by a tumor or other structural abnormality in the pituitary gland.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis of other specified hyperfunction of the pituitary gland is typically made through a combination of physical examination, laboratory tests, brain imaging tests, and hormonal tests.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnosis includes other endocrine disorders such as Cushing’s syndrome, acromegaly, and other pituitary gland disorders.

Treatment

Treatment of other specified hyperfunction of the pituitary gland depends on the underlying cause. Treatment options may include medications, radiation therapy, and surgery.

Prognosis

The prognosis of other specified hyperfunction of the pituitary gland depends on the underlying cause. If it is caused by a tumor, then the prognosis is generally good with successful treatment. However, if the condition is caused by an inherited disorder, then the prognosis may be more guarded.

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