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).


Weak or unproven link



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.


Bulging eyes. See Thyrotoxicosis.

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