Fewer surveillance MRIs may be appropriate for patients with incidental pituitary lesions

A cohort study of persons with incidental pituitary microadenomas found that approximately two-thirds of the microadenomas remained unchanged or decreased in size over time. These findings suggest that less frequent pituitary magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) surveillance for patients with incidental pituitary microadenomas may be safe. The findings are published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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