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Want to know what is this mean after mri: 5 mm t2 hyperintense focus in the left pituitary gland, may represent volume averaging with csf, consider clinical impression with pituitary function tests and mri sella, if clinically indicate?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
The stated report might suggest a non-pathological artifact of no significance, but does appropriately suggest (to be safe), some further imaging and testing endocrine function if clinical symptoms urge such. This report provides no clearcut or precise diagnosis, and is not worrisome at this point.
Last updated Jan 6, 2022

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