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What causes the pituitary to malfunction?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Several things

Pituitary growth called adenomas or sheehans syndrome which occurs after a life threatening complication in childbirth.

In brief: Several things

Pituitary growth called adenomas or sheehans syndrome which occurs after a life threatening complication in childbirth.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Several things

But most commonly it is a growth within the pituitary that crowds out other cells so they can't function properly.
Also if a woman has a severe life-threatening complication with childbirth the pituitary can be so damaged as to completely destroy it!

In brief: Several things

But most commonly it is a growth within the pituitary that crowds out other cells so they can't function properly.
Also if a woman has a severe life-threatening complication with childbirth the pituitary can be so damaged as to completely destroy it!
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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