Pituitary & Growth Disorders - CMC

Pituitary & Growth Disorders can affect both children and adults and require specialized care from endocrinologists, who are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of hormonal imbalances.

Depending on the exact problem and its severity, there are various therapy options for pituitary and growth issues. In general, treatment options include hormone replacement therapy, surgery to remove tumors, and medications that control hormone levels.

Some of the common pituitary and growth disorders that may be treated in Dubai include:

  1. Growth hormone deficiency
  2. Acromegaly
  3. Cushing’s syndrome
  4. Hyperthyroidism
  5. Hypothyroidism
  6. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Patients in Dubai can access treatment for these disorders in various hospitals and medical centers, including Dubai Healthcare City, American Hospital Dubai, and Emirates Hospital. It is important to consult with an endocrinologist who specializes in the treatment of pituitary and growth disorders to receive the best care possible.


The pituitary gland is a small, pea-sized gland located at the base of the brain that produces hormones that regulate many functions in the body, including growth and development.

The symptoms of growth disorders depend on the specific disorder but may include short stature, delayed puberty, and abnormal growth patterns.

Treatment for growth disorders depends on the underlying cause and may include hormone therapy, medications, and surgery.

Treatment for gigantism may include medication to block the production of growth hormone, radiation therapy, and surgery in some cases.

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