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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 [...]
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...
Q&A Session at HealthTap.com by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven I have a pituitary tumor which led to amenorrea,diabetes,early menopause, fatigue,inability to lose weight hair thin an dr. Not helping wat to do?help Follow @alvinblin This site
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... type of pituitary tumor is one that secretes prolactin, hormone responsible for breast milk production. Women...

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Complications ... tions, which sometimes occur. Occasionally the operation on the pituitary gland tumor may damage other parts of the gland. This ... » Read on
Treatment ... rgery or radiation therapy may be needed to remove or destroy a pituitary tumor although medication to block the production and ... » Read on