What are the signs and symptoms of hyperpituitarism?

Updated: Oct 24, 2016
  • Author: Alicia Diaz-Thomas, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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The clinical presentation of a pituitary adenoma primarily results from the oversecreted hormone. The tumor mass itself may cause headaches, visual changes due to optic nerve compression, or hypopituitarism.


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