BMC Endocr Disord 2021 May 26;21(1):109. Epub 2021 May 26.
Department of Emergency Medicine, Zhejiang Provincial People's Hospital (People's Hospital of Hangzhou Medical College), 158 Shangtang Road, 310014, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, People's Republic of China.
Background: Patients with growth hormone (GH)-secreting adenoma usually develop glucose intolerance. GH increases metabolic rate and, when secreted aberrantly, may result in metabolic syndrome. Herein, we examine the associations of pituitary tumor-induced secretion of hormone with insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome, and determine the relation of pituitary tumor apoplexy-induced diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and acute pancreatitis. Read More