hyperestrogenism

hyperestrogenism

/hy·per·es·tro·gen·ism/ (-es´tro-jen-izm) excessive amounts of estrogens in the body.

hyperestrogenism

condition characterized by and caused by excessive secretion or intake of estrogen. See also feminizing syndrome, estrogenism.
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Adult granulosa cell tumors are large, hormonally active tumors; typically secreting estrogen and associated with symptoms of hyperestrogenism.
Clinically, there were no signs and symptoms of malignancy, hyperestrogenism and hyperandrogenism.
Absolute or related-to-the-progesterone deficiency hyperestrogenism is considered as one of main etiological factors of the disease.
While hyperestrogenism due to ovarian tumors may lead to medullary bone development and polyostotic hyperostosis, these signs were not seen in this case.
The ZON known as a mycoestrogen and estrogenic properties of its metabolites have been reported to cause reproductive disorders by hyperestrogenism (Takemura et al.
The counterpart in female pre-pubertal obese child is precocious puberty due to the hyperestrogenism and insulin resistance followed by the evolution of classical features of PCOS11.
Hyperestrogenism and hypocalcemia have been shown to be contributing factors to uterine prolapse (Bello et al.
Endometrioid versus papillary serous endometrial carcinomas Endometrioid endometrial Uterine papillary Features carcinoma serous carcinoma Demographics Younger age Older age Obesity Lean Risk factors Hyperestrogenism Breast cancer * Obesity BRCA gene mutation * Hyperlipidemia Tamoxifen therapy * Pattern of Local Distant recurrence Precursor lesion Atypical hyperplasia Endometrial glandular dysplasia Histologic grade Low, intermediate, or High high Molecular changes PTEN activation P53 mutation Defective DNA mismatch HER-2/neu gene repair (MSI) Stage at I (73) I (54) presentation (%) II (11) II (8) 111 (13) III (22) IV (3) IV (16) Overall survival I (85-90) I (50-80) by stage (%) II (70) II (50) III (40-50) III (20) IV (15-20) IV (5-10) Source: Boruta DM, et al.
Zearalenone is associated with hyperestrogenism in farm animals while trichothecenes have been linked to hemorrhagic syndrome and alimentary toxic aleukia in farm animals and humans, respectively [5].
It is known that relative hyperestrogenism and anovulation are involved in the etiology of benign breast disease (BBD), since mammary gland growth is influenced by a critical balance between estrogens and progesteron action.
Elevated estradiol, called hyperestrinism or hyperestrogenism, causes many of the same signs as elevated Cortisol does.