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How do i know if i have a pituitary tumor?

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Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
Interventional Radiology 20 years experience
MRI: Pituitary tumors often cause changes in vision. They can also secrete certain hormones which can cause various symptoms. If there is significant concern, an MRI can diagnose a pituitary tumor.

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What is a pituitary tumor?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
A growth: A pituitary tumor is simply a growth on the pituitary. It's not cancerous but it could cause problems by increasing or decreasing pituitary hormone secretion. It can also cause visual problems if it's big enough.

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