Horses with pituitary tumors have a tendency to get secondary infections.
The majority of cases are caused by a somatotroph adenoma of the anterior pituitary , and most are confined to the sella.
In addition, the pituitary secretes hormones that signal the ovaries and testes to make sex hormones.
LH is secreted by the pituitary glands in response to negative feedback from Testosterone.
Erdheim-Chester disease may involve the pituitary , causing diabetes insipidus and other endocrine abnormalities.
People with this disease develop parathyroid, pancreas, and anterior pituitary tumors.
The pituitary , in turn, tells the fetal adrenal gland to secrete more cortisol.
We present two cases of pituitary apoplexy and visual loss after major surgery.
External beam radiation was delivered to the pituitary / suprasellar region.
People with this condition may also have abnormalities of the brain and pituitary gland.