Sign Up for a Free Account

Pituitary gland on MRI showing relationship of the pituitary gland and optic chiasm

T1 sagittal without contrast enhancement. The blue arrow points at the optic chiasm, the red arrow points at the posterior pituitary (neurohypophysis), and the arrowhead points at the anterior pituitary (adenohypophysis). (Courtesy of Hellerhoff via Wikipedia. Original figure has been edited by D. Lanska. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.)

Related Media

Associated Disorders

  • Acromegaly
  • Bleeding diatheses
  • Chromophobes
  • Cushing disease
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Drug reactions
  • Gonadotropinomas
  • Head trauma
  • Hemolytic crises
  • Hypertension
  • Ischemic necrosis
  • Macroprolactinomas
  • Meningitis
  • Microprolactinomas
  • Pituitary macroadenoma
  • Pituitary microadenoma
  • Sheehan syndrome
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Temporal arteritis
  • Tuberculosis