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Pituitary gland tumours by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm 2 Comments This information is about tumours of the pituitary gland. Although pituitary tumours are classified as brain tumours they have very few similarities to other types of brain tumour. Much of our general information about brain tumours will not be appropriate for people with pituitary tumours, although you may still wish to read it. ... Read on »
Approaches to Treating Pituitary Tumors by InternalMed .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Acromegaly is a disease characterized by high levels of growth hormone in the body. LAURENCE KATZNELSON, MD: Over 95 percent of cases of acromegaly are due to a tumor, which is a benign growth of the pituitary gland. ANNOUNCER: The elevated levels of growth hormone in acromegaly lead to changes in soft tissues throughout the body ... Read on »
Gail Rosseau, MD - Discusses Pituitary Tumors by NOHC Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 1:26pm Dr. Gail Rosseau, board-certified neurosurgeon and U.S. Surgeon General candidate, discusses the prevalence and most common symptoms related to pituitary tumors. Vision disturbances and symptoms related to the overproduction of hormones are two of the most serious symptoms which may require a surgical intervention. Surgery for pituitary tumors is p ... Read on »
Leonard Cerullo MD, Discusses Pituitary Tumors by NOHC Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 11:46pm ShareThis 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 »
Risperdal and S100B: Prolactin, Tumors and Tardive Dyskinesia by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 May 2012 12:00am By Teresa Conrick With Autism numbers climbing, there are those who look to the profit margin of knowing thousands of children, teens and young adults may need medications to "target behavior."   It is unfortunate and incorrect that Autism is still being looked at as a behavioral and developmental disability for many inste ... Read on »
Treating Cushing's Disease in Dogs by FDA Posted Wed 13 May 2009 2:46pm Printer-friendly PDF (492 KB) On this page: In December 2008, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first drug in more than 10 years to treat Cushing's disease in dogs. Hyperadrenocorticism, commonly known as Cushing's disease, is a condition that results when the body pr ... Read on »
Sharing the Brain Tumors by Olivia Hernandez Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 11:46pm I am the only one in my family who is allowed to have a brain tumor. I have 5, that is more than enough for the 4 of us. Over the last 6 months my husband Paul has been having health problems. It started with headaches, lethargy, and swollen lympth nodes behind his ears. It progressed to bouts of depression and problems with his hormones and ... Read on »