• stalk
  • The pars tuberalis , (tubular part), forms a part of the sheath extending up from the pars distalis which joins with the pituitary stalk (also known as the infundibular stalk or infundibulum ), arising from the posterior lobe. (wikipedia.org)
  • In pituitary apoplexy, CT or MRI of the pituitary may reveal signs of sellar hemorrhage, with deviation of the pituitary stalk and compression of pituitary tissue. (wordpress.com)
  • If originating superior to the optic chiasm, more commonly in a craniopharyngioma of the pituitary stalk, the visual field defect will first appear as bitemporal inferior quadrantanopia, if originating inferior to the optic chiasm the visual field defect will first appear as bitemporal superior quadrantanopia. (wikipedia.org)
  • neurohypophysis
  • These hormones are synthesized in the cell bodies of neurons located in the hypothalamus and transported along the axons to the terminals located in the neurohypophysis and are released in response to neural stimulation. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The neurohypophysis stores and releases two hypothalamic hormones: Oxytocin stimulates powerful uterine contractions, which trigger labor and delivery of an infant, and milk ejection in nursing women. (wikipedia.org)
  • excessive
  • excessive ADH secretion leading to hyponatremia, low serum osmolality, mental status change, and seizures (from cerebral edema). (brainscape.com)
  • Symptoms caused by hormone excess and associated mass effects include: Hirsutism Visual field loss or double vision Excessive sweating Decreased libido Lethargy Headache Muscle weakness Bruisability The cause of hyperpituitarism in most cases is due to pituitary adenomas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Excessive TSH hormone production leads to hyperthyroidism. (thewordscraft.com)