Development of the pituitary and its abnormalities

Mauro Bozzola, Felice Rognone, Marco Zecca, Alberto Calligaro

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The embryology of the pituitary gland and its normal development is described, including the importance of Pit-1. Congenital abnormalities of the hypothalamo-pituitary region are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-327
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
Publication statusPublished - 1999


  • Gene mutation
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Pituitary
  • Pituitary hypoplasia
  • Pituitary stalk
  • Posterior pituitary ectopia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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