Symptoms

By Evelyn Wong and Elaine Huang

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Symptoms by Mind Map: Symptoms

1. Possible Affecting areas (Males): Decreased sexual interest A noticed enlargement of breast tissue headaches

2. Possible affecting areas (Females): Breast tenderness Stopping of menstruation Headaches Decreased Sexual Interest Nipple Discharge

3. Suspected: Prolactinoma A benign, noncancerous tumor of the pituitary gland that produces a hormone, prolactin.

3.1. Hormone

3.1.1. Prolactin

3.2. Gland: Mammary Gland

3.2.1. Located: Pituitary gland

3.3. Treatments

3.3.1. -Bromocriptine and Cabergoline containing medicine (reduces prolactin levels) -Radiotherapy with radiation or gamma knife -Surgery (recommended as last resort, as medicine is very effective)

3.4. Diagnosis

3.4.1. The blood will be tested for high prolactin levels. If this is so, next the thyroid will be tested using MRI, magnetic resonance imaging. This detects pituitary tumors and their size.

3.5. Cause

3.5.1. Stress is the suspected factor, as medical technology cannot determine the cause yet.

4. milk production

5. sexual refractory period after orgasm

6. Erectile disfunction

7. Childhood Symptoms

7.1. hypoglycemia and jaundice

7.1.1. New node

7.2. Delayed physical growth i.e. bone maturation & puberty

7.3. Slower muscular development = delayed motor skills

7.4. Cherubic facial features characterized by maxillary hypoplasia & forehead prominence

7.5. Sparse hair growth & forehead prominence

8. Adult Symptoms

8.1. (males) Baldness

8.2. Reduced bone mass & osteoporosis

8.3. Reduced quality of energy levels

8.4. Impaired concentration & memory loss

8.5. Increased waistline body fat

8.6. Insulin resistance

8.7. Cardiac dysfunction

9. Suspected: Growth Hormone Deficiency

9.1. Hormone

9.1.1. Growth Hormone

9.2. Gland

9.2.1. Anterior Pituitary

9.3. Causes

9.3.1. Mutations of specific genes