Panhypopituitarism: A rare condition where all pituitary hormones are absent or reduced. The condition may be congenital or acquired through such things as pituitary tumors. The pituitary gland regulates the activity of other endocrine glands as well as controlling growth. Other endocrine glands include adrenal, parathyroid, thyroid, pancreas, ovaries and testes. Symptoms can vary greatly depending on the degree of deficiency of the various hormones.
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Symptoms of Panhypopituitarism
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Misdiagnosis and Panhypopituitarism
Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms
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Definitions of Panhypopituitarism:
Panhypopituitarism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Panhypopituitarism, or a subtype of Panhypopituitarism,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Panhypopituitarism as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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