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Hypothalamus and Pituitary

Prolactin Secreting Adenoma

  • Introduction
  • Physiology
  • Epidemiology
  • The Differential Diagnosis for Hyperprolactinemia
  • Clinical features
  • Diagnostic approach
  • Treatment

Growth Hormone Producing Pituitary Adenoma (Acromegaly and Gigantism)

  • Introduction
  • Growth Hormone Physiology
  • Clinical Features
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Prognosis
  • Clinical Vignettes

ACTH Producing Pituitary Adenoma (Cushing’s Disease)

  • Introduction
  • Normal Physiology of the Hypothalmic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis
  • Causes of Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Clinical Manifestations of Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Laboratory Diagnosis
  • Radiological Diagnosis
  • Medical Treatment of Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Radiotheraphy in Cushing’s Disease
  • Surgical Treatment of Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Clinical Vignettes

Other Sellar and Hypothalamic Masses

  • Introduction
  • Classification
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Langerhans Cell (LC) Histiocytosis (LCH)
  • Miscellaneous

Thyroid Tumors

  • Introduction
  • Classification
  • Diagnostic Evaluation of the Thyroid Nodules
  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Primary Thyroid Lymphoma

Parathyroid Tumors

  • Classification
  • Introduction
  • Parathyroid adenoma and parathyroid hyperplasia
  • Parathyroid carcinoma
  • Parathyroid cysts

Carcinoid Tumors

  • Introduction
  • Epidemiology
  • Classification
  • Clinical features
  • Diagnosis
  • Pathology
  • Treatment
  • Follow-up and prognosis
  • Clinical Vignettes 

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 

  • Introduction 
  • Clinical Syndromes
  • Hereditary PNETs
  • Gastrinomas
  • Insulinomas
  • Glucagonomas
  • VIPomas
  • Somatostatinomas
  • Other pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
  • Clinical Vignettes

Adrenal Tumors

Classification of Adrenal Masses:

Adrenocortical Adenoma

Clinical Approach to Adrenal Incidentalomas

Adrenocortical Carcinoma 

  • Epidemiology 
  • Clinical Features
  • Pathology
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Chemotherapy  
  • Prognosis

Pheochromocytoma

  • Introduction
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical Features
  • Pathology
  • Laboratory
  • Radiology
  • Treatment
  • Prognosis

Other Adrenal Masses


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