Hereditary neuropathy with predisposition to pressure palsy
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Left schematic drawing and right histological sagittal paraffin section of a midsagittal block from the sella turcica region in a human anencephalic fetus, gestational age 20 weeks. Anterior direction is left. Note the craniopharyngeal canal penetrating the cranial base below the pituitary gland. Adenopituitary tissue is located in the sella, in the canal, and in the pharyngeal submucosa. Neuropituitary tissue was not found. (Toluidine blue) (Reproduced with permission. J Craniofac Genet Dev Biol 1995;15:222-9.)