Tuber cinereum

Last revised by Dr Yuranga Weerakkody on 24 Oct 2017

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

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: sagittal anatomy (number 8)
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  • Case 1: tuber cinereum hamartoma
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