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Ct shows bulky pituitary gland bulging in suprasellar cistern. History of complete thyroidectomy. Suggestions?

Hi, I had a CT scan couple of weeks ago and got this results: Pituitary gland appears bulky, bulging into the suprasellar cistern, MRI is recomended. Also, there is a 1 cm wide sclerotic focus in the left frontal bone , nonspecific, further assessment with bone scan I had complete Thyreodectomy 23 years ago ( papillary carcinoma ) it came back last year and I had treatmant with RAI Any corelation with this new founding? Thanks
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Hi friend

Welcome to Health Care Magic

Sorry to see some new problems in a situation like this.
I am an Internist (+Cardiologist!) - Any new finding in your setting must be taken as directly related to the primary event - and appropriately investigated.
Pituitary may overact to compensate losses - but should not bulge. And in association with frontal sclerosis, it is a secondary deposit - unless proved otherwise.

You must see your ONCOLOGIST as soon as possible - for favour of further assessment and assistance

Wishing you speedy recovery
God bless
Take care
Good luck
Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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