02 Jul 2022 - 07:11:57
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The pituitary gland is the size ofxo walleta pea. may cause the body to go haywire If a tumor is formed

Asst.Prof.Dr. Thiti Sanubboon, Internal Medicine Physician Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society states that the pituitary gland is a small pea-sized gland. Serves to produce hormones, which regulate the body's work system, consisting of growth hormones. Hormones regulate milk production. Hormones regulate the functioning of the sex glands, thyroid and adrenal glands.

When a tumor occurs, it causes the following abnormalities:

Risk of "pituitary gland tumors"
Observable signs and symptoms of pituitary gland tumors

Headaches because the tumor may press on the cranial nerves. causing visual impairment and may be at risk of blindness later
Unusually tall, large hands and feet, a protruding chin, if the tumor causes the hormones that control growth to malfunction.
lactation, irregular menstruation Caused by tumors that cause abnormal functioning of hormones that control milk production
decreased sexual desire or low thyroid function Because the tumor may impair the function of sex hormones.
How to treat pituitary tumors
Your doctor may consider surgery through the nose. which is highly effective in curing less complications All cases where surgery is not possible Radiation therapy may be required.

In addition, some pituitary glands May be cured with medication, such as tumors that produce the hormone prolactin, etc.

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