Forbes-Albright syndrome


Forbes-Albright syndrome
galactorrhea-amenorrhea syndrome not associated with pregnancy; usually a prolactin-secreting pituitary tumor is present.

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  • Forbes-Albright syndrome — For·bes Al·bright syndrome (forbzґ awlґbrīt) [Anne Poppenheimer Forbes, American physician, 1911–1992; Fuller Albright, American physician, 1900–1969] see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Albright — Fuller, U.S. physician, 1900–1969. See A. disease, A. syndrome, A. hereditary osteodystrophy, Forbes A. syndrome, McCune A. syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Forbes — Gilbert B., U.S. pediatrician, *1915. See F. disease. A.P., 20th century U.S. physician. See F. Albright syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • galactorrhea-amenorrhea syndrome — amenorrhea accompanied by galactorrhea, sometimes associated with increased levels of prolactin; several different types are known. See Ahumada del Castillo s., Chiari Frommel s., and Forbes Albright s …   Medical dictionary

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  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary


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