Peter Singer

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Miscellaneous causes of thyrotoxicosis

Are you sure the patient has thyrotoxicosis? Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas (TSHomas) are a rare form of pituitary tumor, comprising less than 1% of all pituitary adenomas. In the author’s experience, 9 of nearly 1,400 patients (~0.65 %) who underwent surgery for pituitary tumors had TSH-secreting lesions. The disorder is characterized by serum…

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