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What is rykies cyst adjacent to the pituitary gland?

What is rykies cyst adjacent to the pituitary gland?

Rathke's: Rathke's cyst are remnants from embryonic development. Just cysts, typically not a problem; however, if large perhaps can compress the pituitary and lead to some endocrine dysfunction. Check with an endocrinologist to see if this is the case. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Can you get rid of a cyst on the pituitary gland with medicine?

Can you get rid of a cyst on the pituitary gland with medicine?

Only prolactinomas: A cystic lump seen in the pituitary region on a MRI scan may represent one of several different types of growths: a cystic pituitary adenoma, craniopharyngioma, rathke cleft cyst, or others that are less common. Of these different types of pituitary growths, only a specific type of pituitary adenoma that makes prolactin (i.e. Prolactinoma) responds to medication. The others need surgical therapy. ...Read more

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Can the ovarian cysts cause extreme need for sleep and fullet areolas and more montgomery glands?also back pain?

Can the ovarian cysts cause extreme need for sleep and fullet areolas and more montgomery glands?also back pain?

Polycystic: Ovarian Disease (PCOD) can present with a number of complaints related to the HORMONAL abnormalities associated with it! I hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a 4.2x4.3 non hormone secreting pituitary tumor back in Feb. Now I have a 3.2cm ovarian cyst. Are they related?

I was diagnosed with a 4.2x4.3 non hormone secreting pituitary tumor back in Feb. Now I have a 3.2cm ovarian cyst. Are they related?

Unrelated: Hi. We must assume your pituitary tumor units are MILLImeters (mm, not cm), or else it's HUGE. But no, no relationship between a non-functioning pituitary adenoma and an ovarian cyst. They're just coincidental. ...Read more

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44 y.o. F, nausea w/o vomiting for 3 wks, some aching glands, flatulence approx. 1 mo., history of ovarian cysts, abdom. pain past 3 mo. - related?

44 y.o. F, nausea w/o vomiting for 3 wks, some aching glands, flatulence approx. 1 mo., history of ovarian cysts, abdom. pain past 3 mo. - related?

Maybe maybe not: This sounds more like a gastrointestinal issue than an ovarian issue especially with the increase flatulence. A lot of women have IBS in addition to GYN problems. Excessive bowel activity (lower) can also increase nausea. Of course if its possible for you to be pregnant, please check a pregnancy test. A large cyst with torsion would cause pain and vomitting. ...Read more

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Who treats pituitary gland condition?

Who treats pituitary gland condition?

Endocrinologist: Depending on the patient's age, such a patient would be cared for by either a pediatric or adult endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Pituitary Gland (Definition)

The pituitary is the source of several hormonal stimulation pathways, such as acth to stimulate the adrenal gland, TSH for the thyroid, but the posterior aspect deals with fluid and ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more