Pituitary gland disorders can affect many different parts of the body. Apollo hospitals Bangalore boasts of multi-disciplinary team designed to provide comprehensive care to all patients with newly diagnosed and pre-existing pituitary disorders. The following conditions are all relevant to the pituitary gland.
- Acromegaly: Acromegaly is a long-term condition in which there is too much growth hormone and the body tissues get larger over time. The characteristic features are Large bones of the face, Large feet, Large hands, Large jaw (prognathism) and tongue.
- Prolactinoma: A Prolactinoma is a benign tumor (adenoma) of the pituitary gland that produces a hormone called prolactin. It is the most common type of pituitary tumor.
- Hypopituitarism: Hypopituitarism is a condition in which the pituitary gland does not produce normal amounts of some or all of its eight hormones.