What are the noncardiovascular complications of hypopituitarism (panhypopituitarism)?

Updated: Jun 09, 2020
  • Author: Bernard Corenblum, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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There is a higher incidence of cerebrovascular morbidity and mortality following pituitary radiotherapy.

Other complications of hypopituitarism include visual deficits and, due to a limited ability of the endocrine system to respond appropriately, susceptibility to infection and other stressors. Decreased quality of life has been documented by standardized questionnaires.


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