Pituitary and Adrenal Disease in Pregnancy

Mark E. Molitch*, Alan Peaceman

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationde Swiet's Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice
Subtitle of host publicationFifth Edition
EditorsRO Powrie, MF Greene, W Camann
Place of PublicationWest Sussex
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781405148474
StatePublished - Jul 9 2010


  • Acromegaly and pregnancy management
  • Anterior pituitary hormone changes - in pregnancy
  • Bromocriptine and hyperprolactinemia effects on pregnancies - pregnancy treatments
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) - family of monogenic inherited enzymatic defects of adrenal steroid biosynthesis
  • hypertension exacerbation - pheochromocytoma presentation in nonpregnant patients
  • Hypopituitarism, occurring because of tumor compression of hypothalamus
  • Pituitary adenomas, in women - nearly 6% of intracranial neoplasms
  • Pituitary and adrenal disease in pregnancy
  • Sheehan's syndrome - symptoms and signs
  • TSH-secreting tumors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Molitch, M. E., & Peaceman, A. (2010). Pituitary and Adrenal Disease in Pregnancy. In RO. Powrie, MF. Greene, & W. Camann (Eds.), de Swiet's Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice: Fifth Edition (pp. 335-351). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444323016.ch13