Management of Incidental Pituitary Findings: ACR Recommendations

The ACR gave recommendations on managing incidental pituitary lesions on CT, MRI, or PET/CT in 2018, in a paid-access article which you can refer to here. Correlation with endocrinological investigations is important in deciding further management.

 

If the pituitary lesion is a simple cyst 

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If the pituitary lesion is solid or solid-cystic

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1. If the composition of the lesion cannot be ascertained with confidence, it should be considered solid.

2. Consider the possibility of a pseudolesion given the size; pseudolesions do not need further management.

 

If the pituitary lesion is detected on PET/CT

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– Akshay Baheti, Tata Memorial Hospital

PS: All images are a copyright of the original published article.

 

 

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