Patricio Riquelme

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Anterior pituitary disorders

Anterior pituitary disorders I. Problem/Condition. The pituitary gland is often thought of as the “master gland,” coordinating the complex functions of multiple endocrine glands along with the hypothalamus. The anterior pituitary secretes hormones that affect the thyroid, adrenal gland, ovaries and testes, the liver, and mammary glands. It makes up more than 80% of the…

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