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When the entire pituitary gland is removed to treat acromegaly, what are the consequences?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Pituitary

The pituitary gland controls all of the other glands in the body.
Please go online and read "About Acromegaly" put on the web by the company Pfizer. Once you have read it you can then discuss with the surgeon who removed the gland. What neds were you prescribed after surgery?

In brief: Pituitary

The pituitary gland controls all of the other glands in the body.
Please go online and read "About Acromegaly" put on the web by the company Pfizer. Once you have read it you can then discuss with the surgeon who removed the gland. What neds were you prescribed after surgery?
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