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Why does pituitary adenoma cause headaches? by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Posted Fri 19 Oct 2012 10:04pm Pituitary adenoma is a benign tumor of an endocrine gland that is situated underneath the brain. Pituitary gland is connected to the brain and it produces several hormones. The most common type of pituitary tumor is one that secretes prolactin, hormone responsible for breast milk production. Women with this tumor usually have irregular periods an ... Read on »
What's an 'atypical pituitary adenoma'? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Dec 2008 10:13am We recently had a case at our institution of an atypical pituitary adenoma, confirmed by BerndScheithauer at the Mayo Clinic. What is implied by the designation of a pituitary adenoma as being “atypical”? Burger, Scheithauer, and Vogel -- in their textbook Surgical Pathology of the Nervous System and Its Coverings by (4 th Edition, 2002), page 46 ... Read on »
Best Post of December '08: What's an 'atypical pituitary adenoma'? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Mar 2009 3:12pm Next up in our "Best of the Month" series is December, 2008's pick. This was an easy choice since, because it was the holiday season, there was only one post that month! Here it is: We recently had a case at our institution of an atypical pituitary adenoma, confirmed by BerndScheithauer at the Mayo Clinic. What is implied by the designation of ... Read on »
Pituitary adenomas in 500 words or less by pathologystudent Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 11:47am Pituitary adenomas are benign, glandular tumors of the pituitary gland. They are pretty common tumors (they account for about 10% of all intracranial neoplasms).  Most are clinically silent for years, until they get big enough to cause endocrine abnormalities or mass effects. Endocrine abnormalities occur when pituitary adenomas secr ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: familial isolated pituitary adenoma by nih.gov Posted Wed 21 Aug 2013 1:19pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2013 What is familial isolated pituitary adenoma? Familial isolated pituitary adenoma (FIPA) is a ... Read on »
Grand Rounds by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 May 2009 11:10pm Welcome to this special edition of Grand Rounds, the Best of the Medical Blogosphere, focusing on Health Care Reform. The tapestry woven through these exceptional articles demonstrates the many dimensions of the health reform challenge. Why Do We Need Reform? Patient and Consumer Perspective Type 1 diabetic for over 22 years, blogger ... Read on »
Robotic Surgery The daVinci Si HD Surgical System – Prostate Gland and Other Surgeries by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 08 May 2009 10:42pm As posted a few weeks ago, the daVinci just received an upgrade.  This is a good report from ABC News on the daVinci robotic device.  The patient only had one small incision in his belly button to remove his prostate.  What is also interesting is how the robot bags the organ when removed.   Da Vinci Si HD Surgical System Gets an Upgrade – Adva ... Read on »
The Nightmare at Parkland Knee Surgery Done by MD in Training Leads to Amputation and 23 More Subsequent Surgeries by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 14 Nov 2010 4:13pm This is indeed a scary story.   The commenting on the original post at the link is pretty detailed too, once you get past the usual “she was overweight and it was her fault” and “this is Obama care” at work.  It is interesting that you see those types of comments all over the web and they really don’t mean anything, especially to the context ... Read on »
Mohs Surgery and Plastic Surgery – Hows Does This Work in Orange County? by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 04 Mar 2011 10:30am Mohs surgery is surgery for the removal of skin cancer which is common in Orange County due to our “sun sitting tendencies.” It is mostly offered by dermatologists and is specifically designed to remove the cancer with a low recurrence rate. Derms generally perform it under straight local (numbing shots in the office) and it is quite profi ... Read on »
DRX 9000 Lumbar Spinal Decompression. Back Surgery Without The Surgery by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:34pm San Francisco Chiropractor and DRX9000 Disc Pain Doctor comments: So, you have been told you may need back surgery. You have a herniated lumbar disc, maybe more than one. The herniated disc is protruding into the spinal canal or onto the lumbar nerve roots causing sciatica or chronic, severe, low back pain. This is called spinal stenosis. N ... Read on »