What is hypopituitarism?
Also known as: under-functioning pituitary gland.
The pituitary gland is a small gland located at the base of the brain that impacts functions throughout the body. When the gland doesn’t produce enough needed hormones, this is known as hypopituitarism. These hormones are related to growth, puberty, thyroid, sugar control, blood pressure among others.
Reviewed by: Adriana Alejandra Carrillo Iregui, MD
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
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