Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.

Autoimmune Hypophysitis

Autoimmune Hypophysitis: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Autoimmune Hypophysitis is available below.

Symptoms of Autoimmune Hypophysitis

  • Headache
  • Loss of part of visual field
  • Reduced level of pituitary hormones
  • Pituitary gland inflammation
  • Impaired blood sugar levels
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Autoimmune Hypophysitis

  • Treatment varies depending on the degree of damage to the pituitary gland. Treatment options may include:
  • Corticosteroid therapy
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Surgery may be needed to reduce the size of the pituitary gland which may be compressing adjacent structurs
  • more treatments...»

Wrongly Diagnosed with Autoimmune Hypophysitis?

Autoimmune Hypophysitis: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Autoimmune Hypophysitis:

Causes of Autoimmune Hypophysitis

Read more about causes of Autoimmune Hypophysitis.

Autoimmune Hypophysitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Prognosis for Autoimmune Hypophysitis

Prognosis for 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.

Autoimmune Hypophysitis: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Autoimmune Hypophysitis, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Related Autoimmune Hypophysitis Info

Videos about Autoimmune Hypophysitis


More information about Autoimmune Hypophysitis

  1. Autoimmune Hypophysitis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Complications
  6. Prognosis

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise