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Acromegaly - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 1st, 2022 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask about your medical history and conduct a physical exam. Then he or she may recommend the following steps: IGF-1 measurement. After you've fasted overnight, your doctor will take a blood sample to measure the IGF-1 level in your blood. An elevated IGF-1 level suggests acromegaly. Growth hormone suppression test. This is the best method for confirming an acromegaly ...

Orchitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 1st, 2022 - Overview Orchitis (or-KIE-tis) is an inflammation of one or both testicles. Bacterial or viral infections can cause orchitis, or the cause can be unknown. Orchitis is most often the result of a bacterial infection, such as a sexually transmitted infection (STI). In some cases, the mumps virus can cause orchitis. Bacterial orchitis might be associated with epididymitis — an inflammation of the c...

Pancreatic cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis Pancreatic cancer FAQs Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about pancreatic cancer from Mayo Clinic surgical oncologist Chee-Chee Stucky, M.D. Show transcript for video Pancreatic cancer FAQs Hi. I'm Dr. Chee-Chee Stucky, a surgical oncologist at Mayo Clinic, and I'm here to answer some of the important questions you might have about pancreatic cancer. Is pancreatic can...

Pituitary tumors - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 29th, 2022 - Diagnosis Pituitary tumors often aren't noticed or aren't detected. In many cases, that's because the symptoms caused by pituitary tumors that make hormones, called functioning adenomas, and large tumors, called macroadenomas, are similar to those of other medical conditions. It's also because they grow very slowly over time. Small pituitary tumors that don't make hormones, called nonfunctionin...

Pituitary tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 29th, 2022 - Overview Pituitary tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Pituitary tumor Pituitary tumor Pituitary tumors are tumors that form in the pituitary gland near the brain. These tumors can cause changes in hormone levels. This illustration shows a smaller tumor, called a microadenoma. Pituitary tumors are unusual growths that develop in the pituitary gland. This gland is an organ about the size of a pea...

Pituitary tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 29th, 2022 - Pituitary tumor care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, endocrinologists with expertise in pituitary disease coordinate a team to comprehensively evaluate pituitary tumors. Your care team may include specialists from: Head and Neck Surgery Neuro-ophthalmology Neuroradiology Neurosurgery Nose and Sinus Surgery (Rhinology) Pituitary-Gonad-Adrenal PGA Specialty Group Radiati...

Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO): What It Is, Sy
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Nov 25th, 2022 - Overview What is neuromyelitis optica? Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a rare chronic condition that affects your eyesight and your ability to move. It’s an autoimmune disorder, meaning it happens because your immune system mistakenly attacks parts of your central nervous system. This condition has undergone name changes over the years. The condition’s original name, Devic’s disease, comes from E...

Neuromyelitis optica - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 23rd, 2022 - Overview Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a central nervous system disorder that causes inflammation in nerves of the eye and the spinal cord. NMO is also called neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and Devic disease. It occurs when the body's immune system reacts against its own cells. This happens mainly in the optic nerves that connect the retina of the eye with the brain and in the s...

Neuromyelitis optica - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuromyelitis-optica/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375655

Nov 23rd, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider performs a thorough exam to rule out other nervous system conditions that have signs and symptoms similar to neuromyelitis optica. In 2015, the International Panel for NMO Diagnosis proposed criteria to diagnose this illness. To detect the condition, a health care provider generally reviews the medical history and symptoms and performs a physical exam. Other ...

Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 22nd, 2022 - Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic specialists work as a team to listen, counsel and treat people who have multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2). The team may include experts in endocrinology, endocrine surgery, gastroenterology, neurosurgery, oncology, interventional radiology, radiation oncology, medical genetics and other a...

Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/men-2/symptoms-causes/syc-20540486

Nov 22nd, 2022 - Overview Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, also called MEN 2, is a rare condition. It causes tumors in the thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, lips, mouth, eyes and digestive tract. Genetic testing can find the changed gene that causes MEN 2. Health care providers can treat the health issues that gene may cause. MEN 2 is an inherited disorder. This means people who have the chan...

Amnesia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis A comprehensive evaluation is needed to diagnose amnesia. It can rule out other possible causes of memory loss such as Alzheimer's disease, other forms of dementia, depression or a brain tumor. Medical history The evaluation starts with a detailed medical history. Because the person with memory loss may not be able to provide thorough information, a family member, friend or another ca...

Neurofibroma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Neurofibroma A neurofibroma is a type of peripheral nerve tumor that forms soft bumps on or under the skin. A neurofibroma can develop within a major or minor nerve anywhere in the body. This common type of benign nerve tumor tends to form centrally within the nerve. Sometimes it arises from several nerve bundles. When this happens, it's called plexiform neurofibroma. Symptoms are often mild or...

Peripheral nerve tumors - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peripheral-nerve-tumors/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355075

Nov 17th, 2022 - Diagnosis MRI scan To diagnose a peripheral nerve tumor, your health care provider will ask about your symptoms and medical history. You may undergo a general physical exam and a neurological exam. Several tests may help pinpoint the cause of your symptoms. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This scan uses a magnet and radio waves to produce a detailed 3D view of nerves and tissue. Computerized ...

Peripheral nerve tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peripheral-nerve-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20355070

Nov 17th, 2022 - Overview Schwannoma in the leg Open pop-up dialog box Close Schwannoma in the leg Schwannoma in the leg Benign tumors can occur in nerves, muscle and bone. This illustration shows a schwannoma of the tibial nerve in the leg. Dumbbell tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Dumbbell tumor Dumbbell tumor A more complex nerve sheath tumor may assume the shape of a dumbbell. This type of tumor occurs in...

Peripheral nerve tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Peripheral nerve tumors care at Mayo Clinic Peripheral nerve tumor consultation at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts are trusted and respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating every type of peripheral nerve tumor, from the routine to the complex. They provide comprehensive care for adults and children with peripheral nerve tumors. Team approach People who come to Mayo Clinic for per...

Schwannoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Schwannoma Schwannoma in the leg Open pop-up dialog box Close Schwannoma in the leg Schwannoma in the leg Benign tumors can occur in nerves, muscle and bone. This illustration shows a schwannoma of the tibial nerve in the leg. Schwannoma Open pop-up dialog box Close Schwannoma Schwannoma Surgeons carefully remove schwannomas while taking care to preserve nerve fascicles that aren't affected by ...

Vocal Cord Paralysis: Causes, Sy
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview What is vocal cord paralysis (vocal fold paralysis)? Vocal cord paralysis involves one or both vocal cords (vocal folds) not moving as they should. Your vocal cords are two bands of muscle inside your voice box (larynx) located atop your windpipe (trachea). They open when you breathe so air can pass through. They close when you swallow to prevent food and drink from slipping into your ...

Meningitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Diagnosis A health care provider can diagnose meningitis based on a medical history, a physical exam and certain tests. During the exam, your provider may check for signs of infection around the head, ears, throat and skin along the spine. Common tests to diagnose meningitis include: Blood cultures. A blood sample is placed in a special dish to see if it grows microorganisms such as bacteria. T...

Meningitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview Meningitis is an infection and inflammation of the fluid and membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. These membranes are called meninges. The inflammation from meningitis typically triggers symptoms such as headache, fever and a stiff neck. Most cases of meningitis in the United States are caused by a viral infection. But bacteria, parasites and fungi also can cause it. Some c...