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What is Autoimmune Hypophysitis?

What is Autoimmune Hypophysitis?

  • Autoimmune Hypophysitis: Inflammation of part of the pituitary gland due to an autoimmune process resulting in impaired pituitary hormone production. The range and severity of symptoms is variable depending on the degree of damage to the pituitary gland.

Autoimmune Hypophysitis: Introduction

Types of Autoimmune Hypophysitis:

Broader types of Autoimmune Hypophysitis:

How serious is Autoimmune Hypophysitis?

Prognosis of Autoimmune Hypophysitis: The prognosis is variable with some cases resolving spontaneously without treatment while other cases involve a deficiency of all pituitary hormones and severe damage to the pituitary gland.
Complications of Autoimmune Hypophysitis: see complications of Autoimmune Hypophysitis

What causes Autoimmune Hypophysitis?

Causes of Autoimmune Hypophysitis: see causes of Autoimmune Hypophysitis

What are the symptoms of Autoimmune Hypophysitis?

Symptoms of Autoimmune Hypophysitis: see symptoms of Autoimmune Hypophysitis

Complications of Autoimmune Hypophysitis: see complications of Autoimmune Hypophysitis

Onset of Autoimmune Hypophysitis: Symptoms of the condition may take decades to manifest but some cases may be of an acute nature and develop very quickly.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Autoimmune Hypophysitis: see treatments for Autoimmune Hypophysitis

Name of Autoimmune Hypophysitis

Main name of condition: Autoimmune Hypophysitis


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