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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 126-130
Duplication of the pituitary gland - plus syndrome


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Military Hospital, Amritsar, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Nijjer Scan and Diagnostic Centre, Amritsar, India

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Dr. Debraj Sen
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Military Hospital, Amritsar - 143 001
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.178361

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Duplication of the pituitary gland (DPG) is a very rare developmental anomaly that is often associated with other anomalies - the DPG-plus syndrome and occurs due to splitting of the rostral notochord and prechordal plate during blastogenesis. DPG with the constellation of associated anomalies as in our patient has not been reported previously. This article illustrates the importance of imaging the brain in all patients with obvious midline facial anomalies and the complementary role of MRI and CT in such cases.


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