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acidophils produce?

GH, LH, prolactin

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basophils produce?

TSH, ACTH, FSH

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chromophobes?

precursors or spent cells

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posterior pituitary?

oxytocin and vasopressin

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pituitary tumor that typically does not produce hormoes; symptoms secondary to local mass effects?

chromophobe adenomas

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pituitary tumor that produces GH, LH and protactin?

acidophil adenoma

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caused by GH producing tumor prior to closing of growth plates?

gigantism

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caused by GH producing tumor after closing of growth plates?

acromegaly

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impotence in males, amenorrhea in females?

LH producing acidophil adenoma

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most common, lactation, galactorrhea, amenorrhea?

prolactin producing acidophil adenoma

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cushing disease (adrenal cortical hyperfunction)?

ACTH producing basophil adenoma

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rare cause of hyperthyroidism?

TSH producing basophil adenoma

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resemble ameloblastomas of the jaws?

craniopharyngioma

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accelerated growth; McCune-Albright syndrome; enlarged sella turcica; macrodontia?

gigantism

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reduced life span with complications including hypertension, peripheral neuropathy, pulmonary disease?

gigantism

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excess production of GH after closure of epiphyseal plates?

acromegaly

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renewed growth in the small bones of the hands and feet and membranous bones of the skull and jaws?

acromegaly

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anterior open bite and spacing of teeth; coarse facial features; sleep apnea; macroglossia?

acromegaly

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hypopituitarism; infarction of the pituitary secondary to post partum hemorrhage and shock?

sheehan's syndrome

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decreased sexual function; decreased metabolism; cachexia; loss of skin pigment and hair; other endocrine glands will undergo atrophy?

sheehan's syndrome

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hypofunction of posterior pituitary; secondary to a variety of factors affecting the hypothalamus or pituitary (trauma; surgery)?

diabetes insipidus

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secondary to reduced production of growth hormone or reduced response (abnormal and reduced receptors)?

pituitary dwarfism

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short stature, with normal proportions, with the exception being small facial proportions; delayed shedding of deciduous teeth; delayed permanent tooth eruption, with delayed root development; lack of 3rd molars; low levels of human growth hormone?

pituitary dwarfism

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thyroid gland requires .... and .... for normal function?

iodine and TSH

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enlargement of thyroid?

goiter

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simple goiter is most commonly due to .... deficiency?

iodine

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exopthalmic goiter; secondary to autoantibody production which binds to and stimulates TSH receptors?

grave's disease

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hyperthyroidism; symptoms associated with increased metabolic rate; eyelid retraction and lid lag, exophthalmos?

grave's disease

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elevated free thyroxine and depressed TSH levels?

hyperthyroidism

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congenital hypothyroidism; secondary to maternal iodine deficiency or congenital defect?

cretinism