Hypopituitarism and stalk agenesis: a congenital syndrome worsened by breech delivery?

Abstract

Thirty-seven patients with idiopathic hypopituitarism, of whom 12 had multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies (MPHD) and 25 isolated growth hormone deficiency (IGHD), were evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Twenty-two of the 37 showed congenital anterior pituitary hypoplasia, stalk agenesis and ectopic posterior pituitary gland at the… (More)

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@article{Maghnie1991HypopituitarismAS, title={Hypopituitarism and stalk agenesis: a congenital syndrome worsened by breech delivery?}, author={Mohamad Maghnie and Daniela Larizza and Fabio M. Triulzi and Patrizia Sampaolo and G. Scotti and Francesca Severi}, journal={Hormone research}, year={1991}, volume={35 3-4}, pages={104-8} }