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How can tumors cause endocrine system diseases?

Tumors of the pituitary gland and adrenal glands are a very common cause of endocrine system diseases. These tumors can damage the glands, limiting their ability to generate adequate levels of hormones. They can also over-stimulate the glands, leading to increased hormone production.

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