Nonfunctional Pituitary Adenomas

From Lewis Blevins, MD – We really shouldn’t call them nonfunctional pituitary adenomas. They are living tissue and thus “functioning.” The term comes from the fact that they are not producing any hormones in excess

The Hypothalamus

From Lewis Blevins, MD – Image from UPMC –  The hypothalamus is recognized as the part of the brain that surrounds the third ventricle. It contains the cell bodies of neurons that release hypothalamic hormones