Pituitary stalk interruption syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Huda B. Gharbia


Short stature and absence of secondary sexual characteristics.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Minimal anterior pituitary gland tissue, absence pituitary stalk, and bright spot in T1W images is seen in the hypothalamus anterior to mammillary bodies.

Case Discussion

Small anterior pituitary gland, ectopic posterior pituitary and absent pituitary stalk suggestive of pituitary stalk interruption syndrome. 

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Case information

rID: 70144
Published: 5th Aug 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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