hrp0084p3-1129 | Pituitary | ESPE2015

Thickened Pituitary Stalk with Central Diabetes Insipidus: What Diagnosis?

Merazka Amel , Achir S , Baz O , Foudil D , Mimouni S

Background: Central diabetes insipidus (DIC) is usually the final result of lesions affecting the hypothalamic┬ľneurohypophysal system, for the children, Germinoma is the main reason. The MRI aspect is often limited to thickness pituitary stalk with loss of hyperintensity of the neurohypophysis.Objective and hypotheses: Thickening of pituitary stalk is suggestive of germinoma, the clinical picture is dominated by a DIC (90%), associated to hypopituit...