What is included in long-term monitoring of pituitary macroadenomas?

Updated: Mar 23, 2018
  • Author: James R Mulinda, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Monitor for remission by hormone assays and tumor size. Monitor for development of hypopituitarism. Radiation therapy may cause hypopituitarism months to years later.


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