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Can pituitary disorders be prevented?

Pituitary disorders cannot be prevented. The cause of non-cancerous tumors of the pituitary gland, the most common form of the condition, is not known. Testing for multiple endocrine neoplasia, type I can help determine if you are at greater risk for a tumor of the pituitary gland.

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