Diagnosis and treatment of TSH-secreting adenomas: review of a longtime experience in a reference center

Diagnosis and treatment of TSH-secreting adenomas: review of a longtime experience in a reference... J Endocrinol Invest (2018) 41:447–454 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40618-017-0770-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Diagnosis and treatment of TSH‑secreting adenomas: review of a longtime experience in a reference center 1 1 D. M. Nazato  · J. Abucham   Received: 8 August 2017 / Accepted: 4 October 2017 / Published online: 11 October 2017 © Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) 2017 Abstract levels were high in nearly all patients with TSH-secreting Purpose TSH-secreting pituitary adenomas are among the adenomas and useful in excluding other conditions in the less prevalent pituitary tumors, corresponding to 0.9–1.5% differential diagnosis. Proper indication and interpretation of all pituitary adenomas in surgical series. of simple laboratory tests should be emphasized in medical Methods A series of 11 patients with TSH-secreting and education to improve diagnostic accuracy. cosecreting adenomas diagnosed and treated in the last 25 years in a single center is described. Keywords TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma · Results The mean age at diagnosis was 37 years (range Thyrotropinoma · Pituitary tumors · Hyperthyroidism · 18–80 years; median 23 years); the ratio of male-to-female Central hyperthyroidism patients was similar (6M:5F). Only three patients was the correct diagnosis established shortly after the initial medical evaluation. Other four patients were initially diagnosed with Introduction other pituitary adenomas (prolactinoma, acromegaly, and non-secreting pituitary tumor) and another four diagnosed TSH-secreting pituitary adenomas, also http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Endocrinological Investigation Springer Journals

Diagnosis and treatment of TSH-secreting adenomas: review of a longtime experience in a reference center

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-tsh-secreting-adenomas-review-of-a-longtime-yDmCp59cnF
Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE)
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Medicine/Public Health, general; Endocrinology; Metabolic Diseases
eISSN
1720-8386
D.O.I.
10.1007/s40618-017-0770-3
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

J Endocrinol Invest (2018) 41:447–454 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40618-017-0770-3 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Diagnosis and treatment of TSH‑secreting adenomas: review of a longtime experience in a reference center 1 1 D. M. Nazato  · J. Abucham   Received: 8 August 2017 / Accepted: 4 October 2017 / Published online: 11 October 2017 © Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) 2017 Abstract levels were high in nearly all patients with TSH-secreting Purpose TSH-secreting pituitary adenomas are among the adenomas and useful in excluding other conditions in the less prevalent pituitary tumors, corresponding to 0.9–1.5% differential diagnosis. Proper indication and interpretation of all pituitary adenomas in surgical series. of simple laboratory tests should be emphasized in medical Methods A series of 11 patients with TSH-secreting and education to improve diagnostic accuracy. cosecreting adenomas diagnosed and treated in the last 25 years in a single center is described. Keywords TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma · Results The mean age at diagnosis was 37 years (range Thyrotropinoma · Pituitary tumors · Hyperthyroidism · 18–80 years; median 23 years); the ratio of male-to-female Central hyperthyroidism patients was similar (6M:5F). Only three patients was the correct diagnosis established shortly after the initial medical evaluation. Other four patients were initially diagnosed with Introduction other pituitary adenomas (prolactinoma, acromegaly, and non-secreting pituitary tumor) and another four diagnosed TSH-secreting pituitary adenomas, also

Journal

Journal of Endocrinological InvestigationSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 11, 2017

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create lists to
organize your research

Export lists, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off