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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 252–253 | Cite as

Association of idiopathic hypopituitarism and syringomyelia

  • T. Aihara
  • M. Nishikawa
  • N. Koda
  • T. Abe
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Abstract

The magnetic resonance in an 8-year-old boy with hypopituitarism and cervical syringomyelia are presented. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain clearly demonstrated syringomyelia in the cervical spinal cord and transection of the pituitary stalk, findings identical to those reported in the literature. Both disorders have been seen in association with a difficult labor, so we suggest that this is not a chance finding.

Keywords

Public Health Magnetic Resonance Imaging Spinal Cord Hypopituitarism Syringomyelia 
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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Aihara
    • 1
  • M. Nishikawa
    • 1
  • N. Koda
    • 2
  • T. Abe
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologySaitama Children's Medical CenterSaitamaJapan
  2. 2.Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of PediatricsSaitama Children's Medical CenterSaitamaJapan
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryThe Jikei University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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