Friday 5 March 2010
Lymphocytic hypophysitis (LYH) is a rare autoimmune inflammatory disorder of the pituitary gland usually affecting young women, often in pregnancy or post partum period. It is rare in non-pregnant females and in men.
expanding pituitary mass
bilateral dacryoadenitis (#19726944#)
Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Lymphocytic hypophysitis with normal pituitary function mimicking a pituitary adenoma: a case report and review of literature. Rumana M, Kirmani A, Khursheed N, Besina S, Khalil M. Clin Neuropathol. 2010 Jan-Feb;29(1):26-31. PMID: #20040330#