Ectopic neurohypophysis

Case contributed by Dr Eduardo Santiago Lopez


Growth retardation.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

Sagittal and coronal T1 MRI images show a bright spot located at the infundibulum, equal as the normal signal of the neurohypophysis in the posterior aspect of the pituitary fossa.

Case Discussion

A young girl sent by an endocrinologist because of growth retardation, she has no other clinical symptom. Evidence of a bright spot located at the infundibulum on the unenhanced T1 imaging. The control showed no changes at all in one year.

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Case information

rID: 51889
Published: 8th Jun 2019
Last edited: 8th Jun 2019
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