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84 Possible Causes for Hypoplastic Pituitary Gland

  • Panhypopituitarism

    MR imaging revealed an ectopic posterior pituitary lobe, a hypoplastic pituitary gland, corpus callosum dysgenesis, and a hypoplastic optic chiasm on the T1-weighted sagittal[ajnr.org] Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) showed hypoplastic adenohypophysis and ectopic posterior pituitary gland.[ijem.in] Etiology Idiopathic (some may be due to hypophysitis, [inflammation of the pituitary gland]) Congenital Absence of the pituitary (empty sella syndrome is a risk) Pituitary[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Hypopituitarism

    Pituitary MRI has shown an empty sella turcica with hypoplastic pituitary gland in three cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MRI of the pituitary gland demonstrated a hypoplastic anterior lobe and ectopic posterior lobe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gli2 mutant mice have hypoplastic anterior and absent posterior pituitary glands. We reviewed the literature for patients with hypopituitarism and alterations in GLI2.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polyendocrine - Polyneuropathy Syndrome

    pituitary gland (in some patients); [Peripheral nervous system]; Peripheral demyelinating polyneuropathy; Motor delay ENDOCRINE FEATURES: Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism; Low[findzebra.com] […] retardation, moderate; Dysarthria; Dystonia; Ataxia; Pyramidal syndrome; Subcortical temporal white matter disease, moderate; Cerebellar hypoplasia, mild (in some patients); Hypoplastic[findzebra.com]

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

    MRI of the pituitary gland demonstrated a hypoplastic anterior lobe and ectopic posterior lobe.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Isolated Congenital Sclerocornea

    […] kidneys, hypoplastic cerebellum, cortical atrophy and other CNS abnormalities, absence of optic nerves, chiasma and tracts, geniculate bodies, and pituitary stalk and gland[bredagenetics.com] […] include: iris and chorioretinal coloboma, retinal dystrophy, retrognathia/micrognathia and small tongue, brachycephaly, low-set ears, digit anomalies, genital anomalies, hypoplastic[bredagenetics.com]

  • Isolated optic nerve hypoplasia

    […] present in 60-80% of patients 6,8 may present as hypoglycemia in the neonatal period 6 small pituitary gland with hypoplastic or absent infundibulum and ectopic posterior[radiopaedia.org] The pituitary gland was present. He underwent a left medial resection and left lateral recession with an adjustable suture.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] pituitary seen as focus of T1 high signal intensity in median eminence of hypothalamus olfactory bulbs may be absent ( Kallmann syndrome ) 8 associated with schizencephaly[radiopaedia.org]

  • Kallmann Syndrome

    The olfactory sulci, bulbs, and bundles were assessed as normal, hypoplastic, or absent. The pituitary gland was also evaluated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition, two patients had hypoplastic anterior pituitary gland.[neurologyindia.com] Reported abnormalities include hypoplastic /aplastic olfactory sulci and olfactory bulb [ 50 - 52 ].[omicsonline.org]

  • Laron Syndrome

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a hypoplastic pituitary gland (images not available).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autoimmune Hypophysitis

    - E23.6 Infarct, infarction pituitary (gland) - E23.6 hypophysis (anterior lobe) - E23.6 Hypoplasia, hypoplastic genitalia, genital organ (s) in adiposogenital dystrophy[icdlist.com] - E23.6 Hypertrophy, hypertrophic pituitary (anterior) (fossa) (gland) - E23.6 Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (concealed) - R58 pituitary (gland) - E23.6 Embolism (multiple) (paradoxical[icdlist.com] […] to Diseases and Injuries References found for the code E23.6 in the Index to Diseases and Injuries: Syndrome - See Also: Disease; adiposogenital - E23.6 Obesity - E66.9 pituitary[icdlist.com]

  • Turner Syndrome

    Pituitary MRI has shown an empty sella turcica with hypoplastic pituitary gland in three cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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