Secondary Hypothyroidism risks
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The pituitary gland releases hormones that play roles in body processes like bone growth and metabolism. An underactive pituitary can disrupt these processes. Causes may include tumors, traumatic injuries, and diseases.
A brain tumor is a collection of abnormal cells in the brain, which can increase pressure in the skull. Risk factors for brain tumors include age, race, family history, and exposure to chemicals and radiation.