pituitary dystopia

pituitary dystopia

failure of union of neurohypophysis and adenohypophysis.

pi·tui·ta·ry dy·sto·pi·a

(pi-tū'i-tar-ē dis-tō'pē-ă)
Failure of union of neurohypophysis and adenohypophysis.
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An MRI showed only an anterior pituitary hypoplasia, while those for patients with genetic GHD generally reveal a normal or hypoplastic pituitary gland without abnormalities of the hypothalamus, pituitary dystopia, agenesis of the pituitary gland, or thinning or interruption of the pituitary stalk [17].