Combined pituitary hormone deficiencies, genetic forms

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Synonyms: Familial congenital hypopituitarism | Multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies, genetic forms

Congenital hypopituitarism is characterized by multiple pituitary hormone deficiency including somatotroph thyrotroph lactotroph corticotroph or gonadotroph deficiencies due to mutations of pituitary transcription factors involved in pituitary ontogenesis. Congenital hypopituitarism is rare compared with the high incidence of hypopituitarism induced by pituitary adenomas transsphenoidal surgery or radiotherapy.

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