Posted 06 September 2007 - 03:55 PM
Thanks again for replies~~ Tammy
Posted 07 September 2007 - 12:59 AM
I don't know if I am going to be of any help at all since I am still not officially diagnosed with anything, but am being treated for "some type" of connective tissue disease.
But my local general practitioner is still testing me for Cushing's disease which as you probably know is usually caused by either a tumor in the pituitary or adrenal glands. I also have a problem with abnormal lactation, so now we are thinking maybe a prolactinoma??
My Cushing's tests started 8 years ago and stopped for various reasons (mostly because doctors thought it too rare and that my high cortisol was 'probably' caused by stress) but are now resuming tests again.
So I am probably not much help to you at all, my only positive antibodies I have ever had was initially ANA 320 with a Nucleolar pattern, which is now 1:80 with a homongenous pattern.
I go for more bloods next week to see if some new ones come up for the rheumatologist, fingers crossed they guide him somewhere.
What kind of antibodies have you come across in regard to Pituitary tumors?? Are they quite specific?
Posted 07 September 2007 - 07:31 PM
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