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Getting Prepared Series for Pituitary

  • Fredric E. WondisfordEmail author
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Abstract

Review the normal anatomy and physiology of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gland axes; highlight differences between the anterior and posterior pituitary; emphasize mechanistic connections between the endocrine gland and embryology/anatomy.

Keywords

HPT axis Pituitary gland Anterior Posterior Cushing syndrome Acromegaly Pituitary tumor 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineRobert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA

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