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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...
Prolactinoma by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert resonance imaging (MRI), which is the most sensitive test for detecting pituitary tumours and determining.... Computer Tomography (CT scan) also gives an image of the pituitary, but it is less sensitive than the MRI...
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...
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 and do not spread. They are sometimes called adenomas. Pituitary tumours are either secreting (producing... This information is about tumours of the pituitary gland. Although pituitary tumours...
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...
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
Curried Salmon or Tofu Fritters by Astra Libris .. Patient Expert I received my third MRI yesterday, so I suppose it's rather fortuitous that I'm not claustrophobic - given that in the past few weeks I've been repeatedly slid into the giant MRI apparatus...
Cushing's syndrome by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert in the pituitary gland or the hypothalamus, cortisol production can go awry. Pituitary Adenomas Pituitary... of the pituitary gland which secrete increased amounts of ACTH. Most patients have a single adenoma. This form...

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Introduction ... can cause seizures and partial paralysis. Pituitary adenoma (tumors of the pituitary glands ). These can s ... » Read on
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