The pituitary gland is sometimes called the master gland of the endocrine system because it controls the functions of the other endocrine glands. The pituitary gland is no larger than a pea, located at the base of the brain.
Disorders affecting the pituitary gland require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some disorders that affect the pituitary gland, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Posterior Pituitary Disorders
Anterior Pituitary Disorders