Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pituitary Gland Underactive 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:

Pituitary Gland Underactive Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat hypopituitarism:

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Pituitary Gland Underactive References
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