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Hypopituitarism

Hypopituitarism: Introduction

Hypopituitarism: A disorder caused by reduced pituitary hormone levels. Hormones produce by the pituitary gland produces growth hormones, prolactin, thyroid stimulating hormone, antidiuretic hormone and others. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypopituitarism is available below.

Symptoms of Hypopituitarism

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Hypopituitarism: Complications

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Causes of Hypopituitarism

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Clinical Trials for Hypopituitarism

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Definitions of Hypopituitarism:

Diminution or cessation of secretion of one or more hormones from the anterior pituitary gland (including LH; FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE; SOMATOTROPIN; and CORTICOTROPIN). This may result from surgical or radiation ablation, non-secretory PITUITARY NEOPLASMS, metastatic tumors, infarction, PITUITARY APOPLEXY, infiltrative or granulomatous processes, and other conditions. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Hypopituitarism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hypopituitarism, or a subtype of Hypopituitarism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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