When the pituitary gland is not working as it should, it can produce too much or too little of a particular hormone. This can lead to a number of other conditions.
Depending on the type of pituitary gland issue your child experiences, there can be a variety of symptoms. If the pituitary gland is enlarged, it can create pressure in the brain that can cause headaches, dizziness or vision issues. Other symptoms may include:
Your child’s pediatric endocrinologist will create a care plan for your child based on their particular condition, age and current health. Treatments may include: