Pituitary Tumor Treatment

Pituitary tumors are abnormal growths on the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is a small, pea-sized gland at the base of the brain that produces hormones that control many of the functions within the body. A pituitary tumor can affect your body’s production of hormones and interfere with normal bodily functions.

Although they can cause many different health problems, the majority of pituitary tumors are noncancerous. Their cause remains unknown. There are different types of pituitary tumors, which can cause different symptoms.

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Astrocytoma and Glioblastoma Treatment

Star-shaped cells called astrocytes make up the supportive tissue of the brain. When a tumor develops from one of these cells, it is called an astrocytoma. Astrocytomas can range from low-grade, slowly-growing tumors to high-grade, rapidly-growing tumors, which are also known as glioblastomas. Low-grade tumors are more common in children, while high-grade tumors are more common in adults.

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Facial Pain Syndromes

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, causing facial pain. The trigeminal nerve carries sensation from the face to the brain. With trigeminal neuralgia, even mild stimulation of the face can trigger a jolt of pain. This condition can be quite frightening for patients, but we offer treatments that can help.

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2888 Long Beach Blvd. Suite 240
Long Beach, CA 90806

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