Pituitary Center

Diagnosing Pituitary Disorders

Anyone suffering from a constellation of complaints/clinical findings suspicious for pituitary disease should consult with their primary care physician. Pituitary disorders are usually diagnosed with hormone tests and a brain MRI and include:

  • Non-Functional Adenomas
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Functional Tumor

Various combinations of the following symptoms may suggest a pituitary tumor:

  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Depression
  • Galactorrhea (spontaneous lactation)
  • Infertility
  • Drastic changes in physical appearance
  • Obesity (specifically abdominal)
  • Severe vision problems
  • Easy bruising
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Irregular or absent periods
  • Early menopause

If you have been diagnosed with a pituitary disorder, our experts will use state-of-the-art equipment to assess your condition and determine the best treatment options for you.

Diagnostic capabilities include:

  • Endocrine tests appropriate to each pituitary condition
  • Neuroradiology team performing CT (computed tomography), image-guided biopsy, CT Angiography (CTA), Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)