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I just had a follow up with my neurologist after

I just had a follow up with my neurologist after having an mri w/o contrast done of my brain. My chief complaint was having headaches since childhood, occasional dizziness and facial numbness that comes and goes. My symptoms are not severe but the dizziness and numbness were new symptoms so my PCP wanted to r/o any serious causes. However, he said that my mri report said no significant findings other than a “prominent pituitary gland” and didn’t have much to say as to what would cause it, after seeing my concern he offered an mri follow up in 6 months to see if there are any changes. Is it normal to have a “prominent pituitary gland” should I request a second opinion? What are the odds that a tumor or something serious was missed with an mri?
Fri, 9 Nov 2018
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