Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Underactive Pituitary Gland 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:

Underactive Pituitary Gland 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 Underactive Pituitary Gland References
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  2. Smith JC. Hormone replacement therapy in hypopituitarism. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2004 May;5(5):1023-31. [15155105]
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