Diencephalic syndrome | definition of diencephalic syndrome by Medical dictionary
failure to thrive and emaciation, sometimes with wartlike nevi.
pertaining to or arising from the diencephalon.
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.
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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Spasmus nutans may be associated with arachnoid cyst, optic nerve hypoplasia, diencephalic syndrome
, subacute necrotizing encephalopathy (Leigh disease) and intracranial tumors.
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.