Benign Pituitary Tumor Evaluation
The evaluation of pituitary adenoma will begin with a history and physical examination.
Usually, the physical examination is normal in someone with a pituitary adenoma.
Physical findings in someone with a pituitary adenoma may include:
- Memory loss
- Vision changes:
- Facial weakness (unilateral):
Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of a pituitary adenoma.
Tests that may be used to evaluate pituitary adenoma include:
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