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What sort of disorder is an endocrine tumor?

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Dr. Jennie Law
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
10 doctors agree

In brief: Tumors in hormone

-producing organs, such as the pituitary, thyroid, pancreas, parathyroid, adrenal glands.

In brief: Tumors in hormone

-producing organs, such as the pituitary, thyroid, pancreas, parathyroid, adrenal glands.
Dr. Jennie Law
Dr. Jennie Law
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hormone active T

Tumors of endocrine glands that may secrete hormone or hormone like sutances.
Adrenal cortical tumors can produce cortisone and cause cushing's disease. Thyroid tumor can cause thyrotoxicosis (overactive thyroid). Pituitary adenoma or cancer can cause variety of endocrine disorders. Ovarian or testicular tumors in children can cause precotious puberty. Etc. Etc.

In brief: Hormone active T

Tumors of endocrine glands that may secrete hormone or hormone like sutances.
Adrenal cortical tumors can produce cortisone and cause cushing's disease. Thyroid tumor can cause thyrotoxicosis (overactive thyroid). Pituitary adenoma or cancer can cause variety of endocrine disorders. Ovarian or testicular tumors in children can cause precotious puberty. Etc. Etc.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Too vague

There are many endocrine glands, so many endocrine tumors, and they are all different.

In brief: Too vague

There are many endocrine glands, so many endocrine tumors, and they are all different.
Dr. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. John Stork
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tumor

A tumor or growth involving an endocrine gland.
Can be malignant, or benign. Results in symptoms due to either over- or under- production of the gland's hormone. Examples are pheochromocytoma, pituitary adenoma, thyroid nodule, insulinoma, and others.

In brief: Tumor

A tumor or growth involving an endocrine gland.
Can be malignant, or benign. Results in symptoms due to either over- or under- production of the gland's hormone. Examples are pheochromocytoma, pituitary adenoma, thyroid nodule, insulinoma, and others.
Dr. John Stork
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