mamillary bodies


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mamillary bodies

Paired, rounded, breast-like swellings on the underside of the HYPOTHALAMUS of the brain just behind the stalk of the PITUITARY GLAND.
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In autopsy studies, the findings demonstrated that the morphological changes in the mamillary bodies due to thiamine deficiency and those due to hypoxia may be identical (28).
It extends from its rostral boundary, the lamina terminalis to the mamillary bodies.
The Hypothalamic Hamartomas (HH) are masses with low frequency of appearance that usually appear in nodes united to Tuber Cinereum or to the Mamillary Bodies.