Null Cell Adenoma
Null cell adenoma is a benign tumor in the pituitary gland, the pea-sized organ in the center of the brain and just above the back of the nose. These tumors often go undetected until they grow large enough to press on surrounding areas and cause symptoms, which can include erectile dysfunction, fatigue, muscle pain, depression and weight gain in men. In pre-menopausal women, symptoms include irregular menstrual periods and infertility. When the pituitary gland is compressed by the tumor, it can slow hormone production. Pressure on the optic nerves can cause vision problems.
Best in Care
The AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute is a state-of-the-art facility for adults and children affected by null cell adenoma. We specialize in minimally invasive treatments that identify and remove tumors with immense accuracy. These advanced techniques pinpoint affected tissue with millimeter precision, enabling our surgeons to remove the tumor or reduce its size and return normal function to the pituitary gland. Minimally invasive endoscopic approaches allow removal of tumor through the nasal cavity. Recovery is quicker, because no incision is made.