Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Risk Factors Symptoms Evaluation Treatment specialist Home Care warning signs Complications Underlying Cause Anatomy

Decreased Pituitary Hormones Treatment

Treatment for hypopituitarism depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for hypopituitarism often includes hormone replacement therapy and the correction of electrolyte abnormalities. Depending on the underlying cause, some people may be candidates for surgery.

Treatment options for hypopituitarism may include:

Decreased Pituitary Hormones Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat hypopituitarism:

Continue to Decreased Pituitary Hormones Home Care

Last Updated: Oct 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
Copyright DSHI Systems, Inc. Powered by: FreeMD - Your Virtual Doctor

PubMed Decreased Pituitary Hormones References
  1. Dattani MT. Novel insights into the aetiology and pathogenesis of hypopituitarism. Horm Res. 2004;62 Suppl 3:1-13. [15539793]
  2. Smith JC. Hormone replacement therapy in hypopituitarism. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2004 May;5(5):1023-31. [15155105]
FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our terms of use.