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Pediatric Endocrinology Associates

             

The pituitary gland is located at the base of your brain. It is responsible for producing multiple hormones that control thyroid function, growth and stress response among others.

 

A pituitary gland that produces. too much or too little of any hormone may cause a disorder.  Dr. Hector Granados can diagnose and treat pituitary disorders.

 

If your child needs to be evaluated upon concerns of a pituitary problem, call or text our office at (915) 642-9444 for an appointment or you can use our secure online appointment request form.

 

 

Pituitary

In the endocrine clinic we take care of

Pituitary Tumor:  An abnormal growth on the pituitary gland that can cause hormonal disorders in the body.

 

Septo-optic Dysplasia:  A congenital syndrome affecting the ocular nerves, sometimes correlated with pituitary disorders.

 

Pituitary Hormone Deficiencies:  Disorders caused by a malfunctioning pituitary gland that can affect a number of systems in the body, including thyroid function, growth, sexual development and function and stress response.

 

Diabetes Insipidus:  A body water balance disorder that occurs when the brain does not produce enough anti-diuretic hormone (ADH) or when the ADH does not work on the kidneys like it should.

 

Hyperprolactinemia: Excess production of prolactin, the hormone responsible for milk production

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