Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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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:

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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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Pituitary Tumor References
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