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Hypopituitarism MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hypopituitarism
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.617.738.300
C19.700.482
Unique ID
D007018
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007018
Scope Note
Diminution or cessation of secretion of one or more hormones from the anterior pituitary gland (including LH; FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE; SOMATOTROPIN; and CORTICOTROPIN). This may result from surgical or radiation ablation, non-secretory PITUITARY NEOPLASMS, metastatic tumors, infarction, PITUITARY APOPLEXY, infiltrative or granulomatous processes, and other conditions.
Entry Term(s)
Adenohypophyseal Hyposecretion
Anterior Pituitary Hyposecretion Syndrome
Hyposecretion Syndrome, Anterior Pituitary
Hyposecretion, Adenohypophyseal
Pituitary Insufficiency
Postpartum Hypopituitarism
Postpartum Panhypopituitarism
Postpartum Pituitary Insufficiency
Sheehan Syndrome
Sheehan's Syndrome
Simmonds Disease
Simmonds' Disease
NLM Classification #
WK 550
Public MeSH Note
1963; for SIMMONDS' DISEASE & SHEEHAN'S SYNDROME see SIMMONDS' DISEASE 1963-1967
History Note
1963; for SIMMONDS' DISEASE & SHEEHAN'S SYNDROME use SIMMONDS' DISEASE 1963-1967
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Hypopituitarism Preferred
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