|Pituitary adenoma - a benign tumor of glandular tissue, which is located in the anterior pituitary.
What triggers the pituitary adenoma:
Causes of adenomas gipofizado far not completely understood. Predisposing factors are:
infectious processes in the nervous system
injury of skull and brain
various adverse effects on the fetus during pregnancy.
In recent years, given the value and durat... Read more »
|Clinical manifestations of hormonally-active pituitary adenomas are composed of endocrine-exchange syndrome ophthalmia neurological and radiological symptoms. Severity of endocrine-exchange syndrome reflects the level of excess pituitary hormone and the extent of damage to tissue surrounding the tumor. At some pituitary adenomas, such as cortico tropinomah, some tireotropinomah, the clinical picture is due not so much excessive elaboration of the tropic hormones as ... Read more »
|The main methods of diagnosis of pituitary adenomas are the clinical and biochemical and radiological examination (craniography), radioimmunoassay, CT, MRI. If you suspect AG primarily produce x-ray craniography in two projections and imaging of the sella turcica for detection of the characteristic signs inside the sellar volume process that causes changes in bone structure with osteoporosis, the destruction of the back of the sella turcica and other characteristic ... Read more »
|Drug treatment of pituitary adenomas is conducted by appointment of the drug Parlodel (bromocriptine). He was the most effective in the treatment of prolactin.
Of the radiological methods of treatment are used:
- gamma-ray therapy
- proton therapy... Read more »