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Pituitary gland tumours by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert This information is about tumours of the pituitary gland. Although pituitary tumours.... Much of our general information about brain tumours will not be appropriate for people with pituitary tumours...
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...
by your endocrinologist.  Your pituitary controls a number of other hormone producing organs... (although they do occur in men, too).      If your post-operative pituitary can't send enough signal to your thyroid...
Size Matters Unfortunately for This Woman – Gigantism Rare Disease Where She Keeps Growing With Tumor Pushing on Pituitary by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven until around 22 when she started growing again, all over, weight, height and organs.  She has a tumor that needs to be removed that is putting pressure on here pituitary gland, which causes over doses of growth hormones...
Approaches to Treating Pituitary Tumors by InternalMed .. to the pituitary tumor, it has two effects. One is to normalize or lower the growth hormone secretion.... LAURENCE KATZNELSON, MD: These are molecules that bypass pituitary tumor altogether, circulate in the blood...
Gail Rosseau, MD - Discusses Pituitary Tumors by NOHC Patient Expert the prevalence and most common symptoms related to pituitary tumors. Vision disturbances and symptoms related.... Surgery for pituitary tumors is performed through the nose using a [...]
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... type of pituitary tumor is one that secretes prolactin, hormone responsible for breast milk production. Women...
Sharing the Brain Tumors by Olivia Hernandez Patient Expert to have a brain tumor, a pituitary adenoma is one of the most common and easily treatable when caught early... I am the only one in my family who is allowed to have a brain tumor. I have 5...
Brain Tumors in Pets by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine installment.   What is a Brain Tumor?   Cancer affecting the brain is common in older dogs and cats but is rarely seen in younger animals. Tumors can arise directly from the brain or its surrounding tissues, or...
The Tumors Are Shrinking!!!!! by Lee Patient ExpertHealth Maven My MRI showed that the two tumors that grew in last year that was the reason for the radiation... too, so I did have a very good day!  I get to sleep in my bed tonight!  And since I know the tumors are shrinking I am hoping...

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Diagnosis ... abetes insipidus as a result of damage to your hypothalamus, or pituitary gland. If your condition is due to a ... » Read on
Diagnosis ... ll determine the cause of high levels of cortisol, for example, pituitary or adrenal problems. A tablet called dexamethason ... » Read on