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How do you remove a tumor on the pituitary gland?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology
6 doctors agree

In brief: If surgical removal

Is required then the approach is from the floor of the skull through the sphenoid sinus, that is from below.

In brief: If surgical removal

Is required then the approach is from the floor of the skull through the sphenoid sinus, that is from below.
Dr. Michael Dugan
Dr. Michael Dugan
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Dr. Gregg Friedman
Gregg L. Friedman MD Psychiatrist agrees
Dr. Robert Lang
However, not all pituitary tumors need surgical removal. Some, even large ones, can be controlled by medication. See and endocrinologist if you haven't already done so.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: If necessary, and

Often , it's not necessary then surgically through incision in back of nasal cavity, and occasionally through skull like for brain tumor.

In brief: If necessary, and

Often , it's not necessary then surgically through incision in back of nasal cavity, and occasionally through skull like for brain tumor.
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