Complex regional pain syndrome is a chronic, painful disease that typically affects an arm or leg that was recently injured or infected.
A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.
Cushing syndrome is caused by an excess of the hormone cortisol, originating from your adrenal glands or from corticosteroid medications you're taking for another illness.
Considering laser hair removal? Here's what you need to know, from preparation to results.
Pituitary tumors are abnormal growths in the pituitary gland in the brain. Most are noncancerous (benign). Some may cause overproduction of hormones and associated problems.
Prolactinoma is a tumor in the pituitary gland that causes overproduction of the hormone prolactin. Too much prolactin can cause infertility or sexual dysfunction.
Sheehan's syndrome is a rare pituitary gland disorder that occurs in women usually as a result of severe blood loss during childbirth.
Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.
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