Histiocytosis X (Rare)

 


Signs, symptoms & indicators of Histiocytosis X (Rare)

Symptoms - Head - Eyes/Ocular  

Eyes bulge not from hyperthyroidism

Rarely, damage to the pituitary gland causes bulging eyes (exophthalmos).



Key

Weak or unproven link

Glossary

Pituitary

The pituitary gland is small and bean-shaped, located below the brain in the skull base very near the hypothalamus. Weighing less than one gram, the pituitary gland is often called the "master gland" since it controls the secretion of hormones by other endocrine glands.

Exophthalmos

Bulging eyes. See Thyrotoxicosis.

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