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Microadinoma

Hello dr I hv microedinoma in my pituitary gland do I Ned to keep a check on it every year by getting an MRI done after preganancy it's been 2 years I havnt done
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Hello there,..,Complications are caused by the rare enlargement of the tumor to a macroadenoma or by excessive hormone secretion. Inactive microadenomas rarely cause complications unless they are pressing on the pituitary stalk. Prognosis depends on the hormonal activity of the adenoma.Most incidentalomas are inactive and do not cause morbidity, except morbidity related to excessive investigation. anxiety may result from the discovery of the microadenoma, and appropriate support may be needed...
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