Functions of the pituitary gland and resulting symptoms due to pituitary deficiencies (hypopituitarism) in the female. Highlights the glands and organs in the body influenced by the pitiutary gland, including the thyroid gland, mammary glands, adrenal (suprarenal) glands and ovaries. Color-coded arrows link the pituitary to target organs, indicating the hormones transmitted to each organ. Labeled hormones include TSH, MSH, GH, LH, ACTH, FSH and prolactin.
#PituitaryTumor is an abnormal growth in the pituitary gland which is the part of the brain that regulates the body’s balance of hormones. Pituitary gland produces many important hormones of the body.
What are pituitary tumors? The pituitary gland is a small, pea-sized organ in the brain behind the back of the nose. The pituitary gland produces hormones that affect many other glands in the body. Although rare, most pituitary tumors are noncancerous (benign), comprising only 7 percent of brain tumors