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Case 12963

Congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis, single central maxillary incisor and ectopic posterior pituitary gland

Author(s)
Tzarouchi Loukia1, Lefebvre Marie-Claude1, Rekik Djallal1, Kheniche Ahmed1, Elmaleh-Berges Monique1

Pediatric Radiology Department, Robert Debre Hospital, Paris, France
 
Patient
female, 1 week(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT scan at the level of the maxillary bone

    Axial CT scan at the level of the maxillary bone. (a)Normal pattern with a wide bilateral nasal pyriform aperture and (b)Congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Bones; Ear / Nose / Throat; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial CT scan showing a single maxillary incisor

    Axial CT scan showing a single maxillary incisor

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Ear / Nose / Throat; Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Sagittal T1-weighted image of the hypothalamo-pituitary axis

    Sagittal T1-weighted image demonstrating a hypoplastic anterior pituitary and the hyperintensity of the ectopic posterior pituitary at the median eminence.

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Neuroradiology brain; Paediatric; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Sagittal T2-weighted DRIVE image of the hypothalamo-pituitary axis

    Sagittal T1-weighted image demonstrating a hypoplastic anterior pituitary and the hyperintensity of the ectopic posterior pituitary at the median eminence

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Paediatric; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Axial CT scan at the level of the maxillary bone. (a)Normal pattern with a wide bilateral nasal pyriform aperture and (b)Congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis (arrow).
 
Axial CT scan showing a single maxillary incisor
 
Sagittal T1-weighted image demonstrating a hypoplastic anterior pituitary and the hyperintensity of the ectopic posterior pituitary at the median eminence.
 
Sagittal T1-weighted image demonstrating a hypoplastic anterior pituitary and the hyperintensity of the ectopic posterior pituitary at the median eminence
 
 
 
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