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Can pituitary tumors cause cataracts?
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Cataract
There is no clear association between pituitary tumor and cataract formation.
A pituitary tumor may affect several hormone levels, which may in turn have adverse effects on different areas of the body.

In brief: Cataract
There is no clear association between pituitary tumor and cataract formation.
A pituitary tumor may affect several hormone levels, which may in turn have adverse effects on different areas of the body.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. John Trittschuh
Pituitary tumors can also cause loss of peripheral vision, commonly on the nasal side of one or both eyes. This field loss may be followed for progression of the tumor to indicate when surgery is needed for tumor removal.
Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Other vision issues
Pituitary tumors are not associated with cataracts.
They can cause vision changes if they press on the optic pathways, classically causing decreases in the peripheral vision of both eyes.

In brief: Other vision issues
Pituitary tumors are not associated with cataracts.
They can cause vision changes if they press on the optic pathways, classically causing decreases in the peripheral vision of both eyes.
Dr. William Goldstein
Dr. William Goldstein
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