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Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children (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.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/23/2014
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