Dwarfism comes from a lack of pituitary growth hormone.
It can be passed on through genetics.
Surgery is a form of treatment for this condition.
Rumors or infections of the pituitary gland can cause dwarfism.
Symptoms are being smaller than average and having shorter bones.
Pituitary dwarfism, caused by a deficiency of pituitary growth hormone, is the chief endocrine form of dwarfism and may be hereditary; tumours, infections, or infarction (tissue death) of the pituitary can also induce dwarfism. In many cases, other endocrine and sexual functions remain normal. However, in panhypopituitarism all pituitary hormones are deficient, and sexual development is...