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Pituitary Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pituitary Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.617.738
C19.700
Unique ID
D010900
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010900
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate IM with specific part of pituitary (IM) if pertinent
Scope Note
Disorders involving either the ADENOHYPOPHYSIS or the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS. These diseases usually manifest as hypersecretion or hyposecretion of PITUITARY HORMONES. Neoplastic pituitary masses can also cause compression of the OPTIC CHIASM and other adjacent structures.
Entry Version
PITUITARY DIS
Entry Term(s)
Adenohypophyseal Diseases
Anterior Pituitary Diseases
Hypophyseal Disorders
Neurohypophyseal Diseases
Pituitary Disorders
Pituitary Gland Diseases
Posterior Pituitary Diseases
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Pituitary Diseases Preferred
Anterior Pituitary Diseases Narrower
Posterior Pituitary Diseases Narrower
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