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lymphocytic hypophysitis

 

Definition: an acute anterior pituitary lymphocytic reaction characterized clinically by signs and symptoms of anterior pituitary insufficiency; probably an autoimmune disorder because antipituitary antibodies are present in the serum.

Synonym(s): lymphoid hypophysitis

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