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How are pituitary tumors diagnosed?

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Dr. John Chastain
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: MRI, blood tests

The most accurate way to diagnose a pituitary tumor is by mri.
Some pituitary tumors secrete hormones. Blood levels of these hormones may be checked to help diagnose a pituitary tumor as well. A tumor may be suspected if one's visual field is restricted (loss of peripheral vision).

In brief: MRI, blood tests

The most accurate way to diagnose a pituitary tumor is by mri.
Some pituitary tumors secrete hormones. Blood levels of these hormones may be checked to help diagnose a pituitary tumor as well. A tumor may be suspected if one's visual field is restricted (loss of peripheral vision).
Dr. John Chastain
Dr. John Chastain
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Labs and imaging

Labs (blood draw) will tell if it's a functioning tumor. Imaging studies (MRI) will show how big and what it looks like.

In brief: Labs and imaging

Labs (blood draw) will tell if it's a functioning tumor. Imaging studies (MRI) will show how big and what it looks like.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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