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Growth Hormone Deficiency (cont.)

Surgery

Pituitary tumors may require surgery.

Other Therapy

Radiation therapy to the pituitary gland may be required if surgery for tumor removal cannot be safely accomplished.

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The somatotroph cells of the anterior pituitary gland produce growth hormone.

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