Tuber cinereum

Tuber cinereum is a hollow eminence of gray matter. It is a part of the hypothalamus.

Gross anatomy

It is located between mammillary bodies and optic chiasm. Devoid of the blood brain barrier, it normally enhances after contrast administration.

Relations

It is continuous:

Related pathology

Neuroanatomy
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rID: 27607
Section: Anatomy
Tags: refs, stub
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    Case 1: Tuber cinereum hamartoma
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