The Pituitary Gland

  • Colin M. Feek
  • Christopher R. W. Edwards
Part of the Treatment in Clinical Medicine book series (TC MEDICINE)


The anterior pituitary gland synthesises and secretes growth hormone (hGH), prolactin (PRL), gonadotrophins (LH and FSH), thyrotrophin (TSH) and corticotrophin (ACTH).


Pituitary Gland Pituitary Tumour Plasma Osmolality Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Sella Turcica 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Colin M. Feek
    • 1
  • Christopher R. W. Edwards
    • 2
  1. 1.Wellington HospitalWellington 2New Zealand
  2. 2.Department of MedicineWestern General HospitalEdinburghScotland

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