The signs of hypopituitarism can easily be overlooked as they often, though not always, develop gradually. They vary depending on which pituitary hormones are affected. They include:
Men may also experience:
Women may experience:
Children may experience:
However all these symptoms can be treated by hormone replacement.
Source: The Pituitary Foundation
Two other serious symptoms are:
Note: ‘The signs and symptoms of hypopituitarism usually develop gradually and get worse over time. They are sometimes subtle and may be overlooked for months or even years. But for some people, signs and symptoms develop suddenly.
‘Signs and symptoms of hypopituitarism vary from person to person, depending on which pituitary hormones are affected and to what degree. In people who have more than one pituitary hormone deficiency, the second deficiency may increase or, in some cases, hide the symptoms of the first deficiency.’
Source: The Mayo Clinic
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