Familial hypopituitarism: Introduction
Familial hypopituitarism: Impaired pituitary gland hormone-producing activity that tends to run in families. The failure of the pituitary gland in turn affects other hormone-producing glands which rely on the hormones from the pituitary gland for their activity. Symptoms are determined by the degree and type of hormone deficiency involved.
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Symptoms of Familial hypopituitarism
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Definitions of Familial hypopituitarism:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Familial hypopituitarism as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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