Tumors can cause the pituitary glad not to work properly. They can cause all typed of different diseases. (Often these tumors are non-cancerous)
I think I was born with it messed up...it doesn't put off the right amount of growth hormones for my body, so I am 4'6" and 17 yrs. old.
pituitary disorders can occur from a number of different causes such as tumors, lesions, genetic disorders or certain diseases