hyperpituitarism


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Related to hyperpituitarism: hypopituitarism, Pituitary adenoma
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excessive activity of the pituitary gland (especially overactivity of the anterior lobe which leads to excess secretion of growth hormone)

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Sen's notes reflected that he also explained other risks of surgical intervention, including, without limitation, Hyperpituitarism, cerebral spinal fluid leak, and hemorrhage.
After several years living in quiet seclusion, Jinny Bunford died at the age of 26 in 1922, the cause of death being given as hyperpituitarism and gigantism.
Hyperpituitarism An excess of growth hormone results in acromegaly in adults and gigantism in children.
Endocrine abnormalities such as hypogonadism and hyperpituitarism can lead to significant bone deficits.