Normal MR appearance of the pituitary gland in the first 2 years of life.

@article{Dietrich1995NormalMA,
  title={Normal MR appearance of the pituitary gland in the first 2 years of life.},
  author={Rosalind B Dietrich and L E Lis and Fred Greensite and D. Pitt},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={1413-9}
}
PURPOSE To investigate changes in the size, shape, and signal intensity of the pituitary gland during the first 2 years of life. METHODS One hundred consecutive MR studies, spin-echo T1- and T2-weighted sequences, of children 0 to 2 years of age were analyzed. Signal intensity and shape of the gland were graded and its signal intensity measured. RESULTS There was a statistically significant difference in the signal intensity of both the anterior and posterior pituitary gland and in the… CONTINUE READING

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