Sunita M C De Sousa
Affiliation: South Australia
De Sousa S, Chapman I, Falhammar H, Torpy D. Dopa-testotoxicosis: disruptive hypersexuality in hypogonadal men with prolactinomas treated with dopamine agonists. Endocrine. 2017;55:618-624 pubmed publisher
De Sousa S, Kassahn K, McIntyre L, Chong C, Scott H, Torpy D. Case report of whole genome sequencing in the XY female: identification of a novel SRY mutation and revision of a misdiagnosis of androgen insensitivity syndrome. BMC Endocr Disord. 2016;16:58 pubmed
..This case highlights the emerging clinical utility of whole genome sequencing as a tool in differentiating disorders of sexual development. ..
De Sousa S, Meyer E, Rankin W, Brautigan P, Burt M, Torpy D. Vasculogenic hyperprolactinemia: severe prolactin excess in association with internal carotid artery aneurysms. Pituitary. 2017;20:676-682 pubmed publisher
..This may be mediated by an endothelial factor capable of paracrine stimulation of lactotrophs; however, angiotensin II, substance P, histamine and PRLH appear unlikely to be causative. ..