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How do you diagnose pituitary tumors?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: MRI and labs

Blood tests can confirm if the tumor is actively producing extra hormones but MRI of the pituitary is the main study to visualize the actual tumor.

In brief: MRI and labs

Blood tests can confirm if the tumor is actively producing extra hormones but MRI of the pituitary is the main study to visualize the actual tumor.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Most accurate

Is MRI brain, with and without contrast hormone tests determine whether growth is secreting too much or too little pituitary hormones.

In brief: Most accurate

Is MRI brain, with and without contrast hormone tests determine whether growth is secreting too much or too little pituitary hormones.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Thank
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