Partial Growth Hormone Deficiency with Pituitary Stalk Transection

Tomonobu Hasegawa, Yukihiro Hasegawa, Tetsuo Yokoyama, Shinobu Koto, Yutaka Tsuchiya

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Partial growth hormone deficiency was found in a 13-year-old Japanese boy who was born by breech delivery. Magnetic resonance imaging showed transection of the pituitary stalk and the presence of an ectopic posterior lobe located at the proximal stump of the transected stalk.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)573-575
Number of pages3
JournalEndocrinologia Japonica
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


  • Ectopic posterior lobe
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Partial growth hormone deficiency
  • Pituitary stalk transection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Engineering(all)


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