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Treating a Large Pituitary Tumor

After noticing progressive bilateral visual loss and experiencing daily headaches for several months, a woman consulted an ophthalmologist, who recognized the signs of a pituitary tumor and referred the patient to the Multidisciplinary Pituitary Tumor Clinic at Duke.

Imaging revealed a large pituitary macroadenoma 2.8 × 2 cm in size that extended outside the sella. Her optic nerve was also compressed.

Question: How did specialists at the clinic manage her condition?

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