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Exams and Tests
The doctor or health care practitioner may perform blood tests to determine which hormone level is low and to rule out other causes. The following tests may be performed:
An MRI or CT scan of the pituitary gland may be obtained to determine if a tumor is present.
In children, x-rays of the hands may be taken to determine if bones are growing normally.
James R Mulinda, MD, FACP, FACE
Arthur B Chausmer, MD, PhD, FACP, FACE, FACN, CNS
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
George T Griffing, MD
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