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  1. ... other processes. Cushing disease occurs when a noncancerous (benign) tumor called an adenoma forms in the pituitary gland, causing excessive release of ACTH and, subsequently, elevated ...
  2. ... an adenoma is the most common cause. An adenoma is a benign tumor (not a cancer). With Cushing disease, the pituitary gland releases too much ACTH. ACTH stimulates production and ...
  3. ... the pituitary gland. The pituitary is a small gland at the base of the brain. It regulates the body's balance of many hormones. ... Tumor - pituitary; Pituitary adenoma
  4. ... adenoma; Growth hormone excess; Growth hormone secreting pituitary adenoma; Pituitary giant (in childhood)
  5. ... dose-related decrease in the incidence of hepatic adenoma tumors and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) was observed in the mice. Decreased incidences of benign tumors ( polyps and adenomas) in other organs ( mammary gland , uterus , pituitary , testis , and pancreas ) were also noted in the ...
  6. ... tumor in the pituitary gland (called a pituitary adenoma). The pituitary gland, which is found at the base of the ... or development of a noncancerous tumor in the gland (called a pituitary adenoma). Rarely, an affected individual has both pituitary hyperplasia ...
  7. ... thyroid , testes , and ovaries . A tumor called an adenoma may form in the pituitary gland , which is located at the base of the brain. A pituitary adenoma usually results in the production of too much ...
  8. ... aren't cancer. Malignant ones are. Most adrenal gland tumors are benign. They usually do not cause symptoms and may ... your blood calcium rises. In many cases, a benign tumor on a parathyroid gland makes it overactive. Or, the extra hormones can ...
  9. ... Dizziness. Feeling shaky. Being irritable or nervous. Parathyroid gland disease (a benign tumor of the parathyroid gland or increase in the size of the parathyroid ...
  10. ... groups according to their biological behavior:[ 1 , 2 ] Benign adenoma. Invasive adenoma. Carcinoma. Adenomas comprise the largest portion of pituitary neoplasms with an overall estimated prevalence of approximately ...
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