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Flashcards in Wk1 Pituitary Path Deck (16):
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Basophils secrete:

FSH

LH

ACTH

TSH

B-F-L-A-T

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Acidophils secrete:

GH

PL (prolactin)

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Posterior pituitary secretes:

Oxytocin

ADH

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Definition of hyperpituitarism:

too much anterior pituitary hormones

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Most common cause of hyperpituitarism:

pituitary adenoma

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Most common PE finding in pituitary adenoma:

visual deficits

temporal hemianopsia

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Most common hormone produced by pituitary adenoma:

prolactin

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Least common hormone produced by pituitary adenoma:

TSH

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Tx for prolactinoma:

D2 antagonists

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Two outcomes of GH adenoma:

What's the difference?

Gigantism -- pre-puberty

Acromegaly -- post puberty (Andre the Giant)

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Lab findings in GH adenoma:

increased IGF-I

GH unresponsive to glucose

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"Explosion" in ACTH adenoma after surgical resection of adrenals:

Nelson syndrome

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Cause of central diabetes insipidus:

decreased ADH production

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Clinical manifestations of central diabetes insipidus:

pee dilute urine (collecting tubules don't have AHD to take up water)

increased serum osmolality (can't get water in to dilute)

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Clinical manifestation of SIADH:

blood becomes hypotonic

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common cancer secreting ADH:

small cell lung CA