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What can I do if my MRI showed a pituitary tumor; am i likely to have cushing's disease?

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Dr. George Jacobs
Neurosurgery
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In brief: It depends

If the tumor produces an excess of acth which is a hormone you may develop all or part of cushing's syndrome.
If the tumor is not producing hormones you may not. There are simple blood tests which will help to answer your question. See an endocrinologist or a neurologist for appropriate work up and treatment options.

In brief: It depends

If the tumor produces an excess of acth which is a hormone you may develop all or part of cushing's syndrome.
If the tumor is not producing hormones you may not. There are simple blood tests which will help to answer your question. See an endocrinologist or a neurologist for appropriate work up and treatment options.
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