Daniel M Prevedello, MD  
Male, 38
Columbus, OH

Specialties: pituitary tumors, skull based tumors

Interests: chiari malformation, pituitary

The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus , OH
My Posts
Dear Petyyy, I agree with LucyEvony, Please let us know if you have any further question, Thanks
Dear Veena125, Please let us know if you have any question, Thank you
Dear Babyluck4me. I agree with the opinion of our team (Horselip and Rumpled). I am glad you are discussing that situation with your doctor. I will say that it most likely will be a transient problem. Please let me know if you have any further questions. thanks
Dear TheLightYouBring2007, Thank you for your message. There are multiple things that can explain your symptoms and not necessarily brain tumor. Please see a doctor and let us know if you have any question. thank you.
Dear LucyEvony, The reason prolactin is tested in the IPSS is to somehow evaluate the pattern of drainage of the cavernous sinus. So, if prolactin predominantly is higher in on side, like it is on the left for you, then the idea is that a proportional elevation of ACTh in that same side may not be significant. In your case the ACTH is actualy proportional...
By the way Rumpled, Thank you so much for all your help on this forum, sincerely, danny
Dear Qwertytheclown I saw your imaging and it will be helpful to have a head CT, I only saw MRIs. I agree it most likely represents fibrous dysplasia. I am not sure your symptoms are related to that. So, it is rare that we perform surgery for FD. In general we do with a specific goal, like to decompress a cranial nerve etc. The surgery in your case is not...
I agree. I hope you have seen a doctor by this time.
Dear Pkhan I agree you should not stop the medication without a plan. most endocrinologists stop every 5 years as long as the MRI shows the tumor has disapear, which can sometimes be the case. If the tumor is well visible, then most likely stopping the medication will make the tumor to regrow. In relation to pregnancy there are two strategies. One is surg...