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What's an 'atypical pituitary adenoma'? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven 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...
Best Post of December '08: What's an 'atypical pituitary adenoma'? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven 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...
Prolactinoma by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert What is a prolactinoma? A prolactinoma is a benign tumour of the pituitary gland that produces a hormone called prolactin. It is the most common type of pituitary tumour. Symptoms...
Why does pituitary adenoma cause headaches? by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor Pituitary adenoma is a benign tumor of an endocrine gland that is situated underneath the brain... with this tumor usually have irregular periods and breast discharge. Pituitary adenoma usually does not cause...
Genetics Home Reference: familial isolated pituitary adenoma by nih.gov 2013 What is familial isolated pituitary adenoma? Familial isolated pituitary adenoma... gland (called a pituitary adenoma). The pituitary gland, which is found at the base of the brain...
Pituitary gland tumours by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert . They are most commonly found in young or middle-aged adults. Almost all tumours of the pituitary gland are benign and do not spread. They are sometimes called adenomas. Pituitary tumours are either secreting (producing...
Dr. Thomasina Bailey reviews pituitary session at recent USCAP meeting by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven lesions focusing in on pituitary adenomas.  She discussed the things that are clinically significant in the work-up of pituitary adenomas along with the controversies over atypical adenomas and carcinomas...
Aspirin and adenomas. by lcampbe79 Patient Expert how an aspirin can stop adenomas from forming considering the reason why they are showing up is because the APC... sold at all that an aspirin will stop adenomas from forming.  I hope that when people read...
Approaches to Treating Pituitary Tumors by InternalMed .. . 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...
Ellen determines she has the symptoms of Cushing's Disease and has surgery to remove a prolactinoma by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Ellen determines she has the symptoms of Cushing's Disease and has surgery to remove a prolactinoma: "Ellen decided that she needed to apply the skills she used at work to become the manager of her own health. 'I took a pro

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Introduction ... of brain tumors are gliomas. Meningioma ( benign tumors of the membranes that form the brain coverings) ... » Read on
Causes ... n normal. The most common cause is a small, non-cancerous (benign) tumor in the pituitary, which can usually be removed by ... » Read on