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An ectopic posterior pituitary gland is a rare condition and may present with an empty pituitary fossa, hypoplasia or absence of the infundibular stalk and resultant short stature due to growth hormone deficiency.
After administration of gadolinium, the lesion was well defined, homogenous and obviously enhanced with thickened infundibular stalk.
The neurohypophysis is made up of the pars nervosa, infundibular stalk and the infundibula proper.