Also called an underactive pituitary gland. A condition that affects the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, usually resulting in a partial or complete loss of functioning of that lobe. The resulting symptoms depend on which hormones are no longer being produced by the gland. Effects of hypopituitarism may be gradual or sudden and dramatic.
Hypopituitarism
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Hypopituitarism in Children
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Factsheet on this condition characterized by the inability of the pituitary gland to provide sufficient hormones.
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