Pituitary Stalk

Known as: Infundibulums, Infundibulum (Hypophysis), Hypophyseal Infundibulum 
A hollow, funnel-shaped process of gray matter that connects the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland to the tuber cinereum of the hypothalamus.
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2012
2012
CONTEXT Pituitary stalk interruption represents a frequent feature of congenital hypopituitarism, but only rare cases have been… (More)
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2010
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2010
Kisspeptin signaling via the kisspeptin receptor G-protein-coupled receptor-54 plays a fundamental role in the onset of puberty… (More)
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2009
2009
OBJECT Pituitary stalk hemangioblastomas are rare, and information on them is limited to a small number of case reports. To gain… (More)
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1999
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1999
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revealed isolated pituitary stalk (PS) thickening (PST) in certain cases of idiopathic or… (More)
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1996
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1996
Small synthetic molecules termed growth hormone secretagogues (GHSs) act on the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus to stimulate… (More)
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1994
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1994
The distribution of the immunoreactivity to nitric oxide synthase has been examined from rostral to caudal areas of the rat… (More)
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1988
1988
We compared 1.5 T magnetic resonance (MR) image findings with hypothalamic-pituitary function in 11 patients with idiopathic… (More)
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1984
1984
A prospective study assessed the size and frequency of visualization of the normal pituitary stalk on high-resolution computed… (More)
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1983
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1983
A cytoarchitectonic analysis was performed on the diencephalic nuclei of the bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana. The epithalamus contains… (More)
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1963
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1963
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A histochemical analysis of the monoamines which are strongly accumulated in the median eminence and the proximal part of… (More)
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