Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pituitary Tumor Symptoms

Symptoms of pituitary adenoma may include:

Additional symptoms of pituitary adenoma can be divided into two groups:

Common symptoms of hyperpituitarism in someone with a pituitary adenoma may include:

Common symptoms of hypopituitarism in someone with a pituitary adenoma may include:

Pituitary Tumor Hormone Deficiency

Someone with a pituitary adenoma may have symptoms of hypopituitarism. The symptoms of hypopituitarism depend on the hormone that is under-produced by the pituitary gland.

Symptoms of hypopituitarism may include:

Less common symptoms of hypopituitarism include:

Pituitary Tumor Hormone Excess

Someone with a pituitary adenoma may have symptoms of hyperpituitarism. The symptoms of hyperpituitarism depend on the hormone that is over-produced by the pituitary gland.

Hyperpituitarism may cause symptoms of the following:

Symptoms of hyperprolactinemia include:

Symptoms of Cushing's disease include:

Symptoms of acromegaly include:

Symptoms of hyperthyroidism include:

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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