Diagnosis and management of hypopituitarism

Olga Yeliosof, Mariam Gangat

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Purpose of review This review summarizes pituitary function, and the clinical presentation and treatment of hypopituitarism. Recent findings Updates in the field include new guidelines and meta-analyses on the diagnosis and treatment of select hormone deficiencies, novel treatment options, and advances in next generation sequencing technology. Summary Hypopituitarism is defined as partial or complete loss of a single or multiple pituitary hormones. The clinical presentation of hypopituitarism varies depending on the number and severity of hormone deficiencies. Treatment involves the physiologic replacement of the individual end-organ hormone deficiencies and requires close lifelong monitoring.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)531-536
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Pediatrics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


  • Growth failure
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Micropenis


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