diencephalic syndrome

diencephalic syndrome

[dis′ensəfal′ik]
failure to thrive and emaciation, sometimes with wartlike nevi.

diencephalic

pertaining to or arising from the diencephalon.

diencephalic infundibulum
funnel-shaped diverticulum of the third ventricle which contributes to the formation of the caudal surface of the adenohypophysis, the distal part forming the neurohypophysis.
diencephalic syndrome
an uncommon paraneoplastic syndrome seen in dogs in which a tumor in the diencephalon is associated with abnormalities of the hypothalamus, hypophysis, including high levels of growth hormone, and autonomic nervous system.
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The newly proposed criteria have been expanded to include six different core characteristics: optic neuritis; acute myelitis; area postrema syndrome (nausea, vomiting, and hiccups); other brain stem syndromes; symptomatic narcolepsy or acute diencephalic syndrome with MRI findings; and symptomatic cerebral syndrome with MRI findings.