Anatomía y espectro patológico de las lesiones del infundíbulo hipofisario

Translated title of the contribution: Anatomic and pathologic spectrum of pituitary infundibulum lesions

B. E. Hamilton, K. L. Salzman, A. G. Osborn

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Abstract

Objective. The pathologic spectrum of pituitary infundibulum disease is diverse. We reviewed 65 infundibular lesions in 44 adult and 21 pediatric patients, and summarized their imaging features and clinical presentation. Conclusion. The spectrum of pathology involving the pituitary infundibulum is broad yet distinct from other pathology in the sella and parasellar region. Pituitary stalk lesions can be grouped into three categories: congenital and developmental, inflammatory and infectious, and neoplastic. Knowledge of the imaging appearance of diseases specific to adults and to children is important for accurate diagnosis and treatment.

Translated title of the contributionAnatomic and pathologic spectrum of pituitary infundibulum lesions
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)367-376
Number of pages10
JournalRadiologia
Volume50
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2008

Keywords

  • Anatomy
  • Central nervous system
  • Neuroradiology
  • Pituitary lesions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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