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Some pathological studies on the hypophysis.

John Henry Biggart

Some pathological studies on the hypophysis.

by John Henry Biggart

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Thesis (D. Sc.)--The Queen"s University of Belfast, 1937.

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  The pituitary gland, also called hyphophysis is a small gland that lies in the salla turcica, a bony cavity at the base of the brain. The pituitary gland or hypophysis is derived from two embryologically-distinct tissues. As such, it is composed of both neural and glandular tissue. A Text-book of Pathology by William George MacCallum, Harry Gideon Wells () "Equally contradictory and inconclusive are the results of experimental studies of the normal function of the hypophysis, for, while some observers have " 4. Physiological chemistry: A Text-book and Manual for Students by Albert Prescott Mathews ().

These Epidemiologic Case Studies are based on historical events and include epidemiologic methods that were practiced at the time. Given the historical nature of this content, the methods that are referenced on this site may be outdated practices in some settings. As some of the practices are still used, they continue to offer educational value. Background: Pathological diagnosis of the brain tumors is very challenging. The current study aimed at evaluating the discordance between imaging data and pathologic diagnosis of patients with brain tumors. Methods: The current descriptive study retrospectively assessed the medical documents of patients referred to neuro-oncology clinics of Omid and Emam Reza hospitals .

"Hypophyseal, hypophysis" References in the ICDCM Index to Diseases and Injuries. Dwarfism: A genetic or pathological condition that is characterized by short stature and undersize. Abnormal skeletal growth usually results in an adult who is significantly below the average height.   The crimes associated with PL include theft, swindling, forgery, and plagiarism. 4 It is worth noting, however, that some pathological liars are successful professionals without any public record of crime. Differential diagnosis. PL should be differentiated from other psychiatric conditions that have been associated with deception.


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Some pathological studies on the hypophysis by John Henry Biggart Download PDF EPUB FB2

The hypophysis or pituitary is a small, bean-shaped endocrine gland measuring approximately 4 × 6 × 8 mm and weighing about – mg in adults. There are no major size differences between genders in adults (Kovacs and Horvath, ).The hypophysis is located in the sella turcica, a depression in the superior surface of the sphenoid bone (Figure ).

Clinically overt pituitary adenomas are less commonly encountered, with recent studies reporting a population prevalence of ~80 cases per3,4 Pituitary tumors may present with syndromes related to local mass effects or hormonal excess.

A large pituitary adenoma may compress the normal pituitary, causing hypopituitarism, visual field loss due to compression of. Both are located in the hypophysis, but the GH is present in higher concentration.

Its existence was demonstrated through a trial series performed between andit was discovered, as well, the way its secretion is performed, where some physiological factors are positive and negative hypothalamic neurohormonal compounds ().Cited by: 5.

Some other studies, however, have reported greater SSTR2 expression than SSTR3 or SSTR5 in SGAs and hormone-negative adenomas (53, 54). An ongoing phase II randomized controlled trial is evaluating pasireotide, a multiligand somatostatin analog with an action on SSTR1, SSTR2, SSTR3, and STR5 subtypes (55) in the treatment of clinically Cited by: of the hypophysis.

According to Arnmstrong,15 seventy per cent. of all supra- pituitary tumours present signs of dystrophia adiposo-genitalis.

From a physiological point of view, which has a great amount of support from pathological studies, one is forced to conclude that Fr6lich's syndrome is not one of uncomplicated hypopituitarism, but is rather of hypothalamic origin.

In even more rare instances, the necrosis is massive and involves the entire pituitary (1%). This necrotizing form, described thus far only in 3 patients, is considered by some authors separate from lymphocytic hypophysitis and by others as part of the pathological spectrum, depending on whether one is a "lumper" or a "splitter".

In other studies, the D 4 receptor gene has also been targeted as a potential marker for pathological gambling, since there is some indication that it might be associated with novelty-seeking in general, which itself is associated with pathological gambling (Benjamin et al., ; Novick et al., ) and dependence on opiates (Kotler et al.

Here are some scientific facts about pathological lying, as well as what you can do about it, if you or a friend might be affected. 1 Pathological Lying Is Often Connected To A Personality Disorder.

Inflammation is a broad and ancient medical term initially referring to a set of classic signs and symptoms including edema, erythema (redness), warmness, pain, and loss of function (stiffness and immobility).[1] Currently, inflammation is recognized as a set of complex changing responses to tissue injury primarily caused by toxic chemicals, some environmental agents, trauma.

Purchase Neuropathology - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN  Doctors and biological scientists study pathological disease processes knowing that a clear understanding of what goes wrong and how it occurs opens the door to new avenues of medical intervention and healing.

Many of the most common pathological diseases among Americans are also leading causes of death and disability. BOOK REVIEWS developed the interesting proposition that stiffness, rather than length, is the controlled parameter of reflex pathways.

Also, we are reminded in the contributions of Phillips, Evarts and Fromm, Desmedt, Neilson and Lance that the type of muscle, the type of movement which is studied, and finally, the type of perturbation which is applied, may all call for different.

New York Journal of Books "Overall, this is a well-written, easily comprehensible collection of typological (epidemiological) investigations into "altruism's gloomy underbelly" (p. 7)asserting that "some people are pathological altruists in their essence" (Krueger, p.

).Reviews: Pathological liars tell compulsive lies without a clear motive. This type of lying is different than nonpathological lying, where the lie is often beneficial in some way. Further studies of the fate of the pharyngeal hypophysis in older human embryos are in progress and will be reported in the future.

REFERENCES (1) Arey, L, B. Developmental Anatomy. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, Fifth edition,p. (2) Bailey, F. R., and Miller, A.

Text-book of Embryology. William Wood and Company, New York. Six groups of rats were evaluated during a 1 year study. The non-irradiated control group was compared with Gy, 5,10 and 15 Gy irradiated groups. Primary hypophysitis is increasingly being recognized.

The term primary means that the inflammation affects the hypophysis directly. Primary hypophysitis, from now on referred to as simply hypophysitis, is important because it mimics, clinically and radiologically, the more frequent tumors of the sellar region (especially adenomas).

Hypothalamus and Hypophysis. Development and Subdivision of the Hypophysis (A, B) The hypophysis, or pituitary gland, consists of two parts, namely, the adeno-hypophysis (anterior lobe) (AB1), whichdevelops from an evagination of the roof of the primitive foregut (Rathke’s pouch), and the neurohypophysis (posterior lobe) (AB2), which represents an evagination of.

Download Citation | On Feb 3,George B. Wislocki published The meningeal relations of the hypophysis cerebri. An embryological study of the meninges and blood vessels of the human.

(anatomy) The pituitary gland. - Wilhelm Falta, (trans. Milton Kayton Meyers) The Ductless Glandular Diseases, P.

Blakiston's Son & Co. OCLCpage CHAPTER VI / THE DISEASES OF THE HYPOPHYSIS [PITUITARY GLAND] (botany) The top cell of the suspensor in a dicot embryo, which will differentiate to form part of the root cap. - Trevor. experiences, but occasionally yielding some pathological finding.

I have examined some fifty works of this character published from the middle of the sixteenth century to the time of Morgagni's work (), and with only too disappointing regularity, found only barren soil as far as the pathology of syphilis is concerned.Pathological liars consistently lie about both big and small things, sometimes without any personal gain or reason.

The lies are usually obvious and seem pointless to others. They may lie about the most mundane subjects (what they had for dinner, what they wore yesterday) or engage in a complex, detailed and long story.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .