Absence of the pituitary gland in a case of congenital sacral agenesis.

@article{Anderton1983AbsenceOT,
  title={Absence of the pituitary gland in a case of congenital sacral agenesis.},
  author={J M Anderton and Robert Owen},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1983},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={182-3}
}
We report for the first time the combination of congenital sacral agenesis and congenital absence of the pituitary gland. This rare association is described in a baby born to a diabetic mother. The baby died at the age of 11 weeks after a cardiorespiratory collapse. The findings at necropsy, which included unusual neurological and visceral anomalies, are… CONTINUE READING