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"Big, big booty, what you gotta big booty" - J. Lo & Iggy

A little Brain tumor humor. Battling for 13 years now. Pituitary first, now the parathyroid also. Id never even heard of the parathyroid. Over the years, i rarely bring it up except for the rare joke about how it just sounds so dramatic to say i have a brain tumor. 311 more words

Cushing’s Disease – Quality of Life, Recurrence and Long-term Morbidity

Isabel Huguet, Georgia Ntali, Ashley Grossman, Niki Karavitaki

European Endocrinology, 2015;11(1):34–8 DOI:10.17925/EE.2015.11.01.34

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Abstract:

Cushing’s disease (CD) is a rare disorder caused by an adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-secreting pituitary adenoma. 3,668 more words

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CASE 2 - AN INTERESTING CASE OF PITUITARY MACROADENOMA

ORIGINAL CASE Johnston et al 

HISTORY
A 54-year-old woman was noted on a routine visit to her ophthalmologist to have bi-temporal hemianopia. She had reported difficulty with reading, but had not noted peripheral vision loss. 1,336 more words

VISION PRESERVED IN A YOUNG MALE WITH RECURRENT PITUITARY ADENOMA WITH COMPLETE RESOLUTION OF THE RECURRENT LESION

A 34 year old male was referred to us with complaints of headache and disturbances in vision in mid 2012. MRI scan revealed a 2 x 2.5 x 3 cm pituitary macroadenoma with sellar and right parasellar component encasing the internal carotid artery and cavernous sinus. 442 more words

Radiation Oncology

When an Eye Exam Uncovers a Tumor

Did you know that an eye exam can uncover a serious medical condition that requires immediate treatment?   I had a patient come in for his annual exam, reporting that his vision had been gradually getting worse. 93 more words

Dr. Shin's Blog

Reduced mortality in patients with GH replacement therapy – a Swedish study based on more than 4,000 patient-years

March 06, 2015

OR20-Pituitary Tumors-New Clinical Considerations

Reduced mortality in patients with GH replacement therapy – a Swedish study based on more than 4,000 patient-years… 400 more words

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