Pituitary

Pituitary gland disorders can affect many different parts of the body. The pituitary makes puberty hormones, thyroid hormones, water hormones, growth hormones, stress-fighting hormones, and breast feeding hormones. COPEDS evaluates and treats a variety of different pituitary gland disorders including the following:

 

  • Pituitary tumors
  • Cushings Syndrome
  • Pituitary aplasia or hypoplasia (inadequate pituitary development)
  • Diabetes Insipidus (water diabetes)
  • Elevated prolactin
  • Early or late puberty (see Pubertal section)
  • Growth disorders (see Growth section)
  • Thyroid disorders (see Thyroid section)

 

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