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Pituitary tumor

Introduction: Pituitary tumor

Description of Pituitary tumor

Pituitary tumor (medical condition): Most pituitary tumors are benign. However, because the pituitary is an important hormonal gland, ...more

Pituitary tumor: See also:

Pituitary Cancer:
  »Introduction: Pituitary Cancer
  »Symptoms of Pituitary Cancer
  »Treatments for Pituitary Cancer

Pituitary tumor: Abnormal growth of the cells that comprise the pituitary gland without specification as to whether the cells are malignant or benign.
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Pituitary tumor: Related Topics

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Pituitary tumor as a Disease

Pituitary tumor: Another name for Pituitary Cancer (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Pituitary Cancer
  »Symptoms of Pituitary Cancer
  »Treatments for Pituitary Cancer

Pituitary tumor: Related Diseases

Pituitary tumor: Pituitary tumor is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Pituitary tumor

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Symptoms of Pituitary tumor (Pituitary Cancer)

Some of the symptoms of Pituitary tumor incude:

Treatments for Pituitary tumor (Pituitary Cancer)

Treatments for Pituitary tumor (Pituitary Cancer) include:

  • Surgical removal of the tumor - the most common treatment
  • Radiation therapy
  • Drug therapy
  • Hormone supplements - if the tumor has reduced production of any of the various hormones.

Treatment of Pituitary tumor: For more treatment information about Pituitary tumor, see treatment of Pituitary Cancer (Pituitary tumor)

Pituitary tumor: Article Excerpts about Pituitary Cancer

Pituitary tumors are abnormal growths found in the pituitary gland, a small organ--about the size of a dime... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Pituitary Tumors Information Page: NINDS)

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