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Are pituitary disorders/diseases hereditary?

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Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Pituitary tumors are not believed to be hereditary.

In brief: No

Pituitary tumors are not believed to be hereditary.
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: They can be

No one seems to be answering.
There are some hormone disorders that can run in families. Growth hormone defects, thyroid disorders, diabetes, pituitary deficiencies can be genetic under certain conditions. However, many cases are sporatic. A good genetic evaluation would be appropriate.

In brief: They can be

No one seems to be answering.
There are some hormone disorders that can run in families. Growth hormone defects, thyroid disorders, diabetes, pituitary deficiencies can be genetic under certain conditions. However, many cases are sporatic. A good genetic evaluation would be appropriate.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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