Hypopituitarism means that the pituitary is not producing enough of the hormones and is common in pituitary diseases.
All of the pituitary may become deficient, but all can be replaced by medicines (usually identical to the natural hormone) to return the patient to normal.
Here are a list of the common hormone problems and their symptoms:
Some pituitary tumours cause effects by producing too much of a particular hormone. Pituitary tumours which do not cause excessive production of any pituitary hormone are known as “Functionless (or Non-Functioning) Pituitary Tumours”. They produce their effect by pressure on the normal pituitary gland and surrounding structures, causing symptoms mentioned above and the following:
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