Rathke′s cyst with ectopic neurohypophysis presenting as severe short stature with delayed puberty

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Deep Dutta; Ajitesh Roy; Sujoy Ghosh; Pradip Mukhopadhyay; Ranen Dasgupta; Satinath Mukhopadhyay; Subhankar Chowdhury;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism,volume 16,issue Suppl 2,pagesS288-S290 (issn: 2230-8210, eissn: 2230-9500)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.104062, pmc: PMC3603050
  • Subject: Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | multiple pituitary hormone deficiency | RC648-665 | RC799-869 | Rathke′s cyst | Brief Communication | short stature | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | Rathke's cyst | Ectopic neurohypophysis

Ectopic neurohypophysis (EN) is found in nearly half of children with growth hormone deficiency (GHD). Rathke's cyst (RC) is uncommon in children and when present, hypopituitarism is found in nearly half of them. We present a fourteen and half-year-old girl with severe ... View more
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