The Missing Link: A Case of Absent Pituitary Infundibulum an
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This article reports a case of absent pituitary infundibulum and ectopic neurohypophysis in a 4-year-old patient presenting clinically with hypopituitarism as well as heterotaxy syndrome complicated by global developmental delay and growth retardation. The clinical and laboratory workup of patient suggested underlying hypopituitarism related to either congenital or acquired pathology, necessitating MRI to distinguish between them. Various structural causes of hypopituitarism and detail how to predict the MRI findings and treatment, based on a fundamental understanding of the anatomy and pathophysiology of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis and distinguishing anterior versus posterior pituitary hormone derangements.

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