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Posterior Lobe of the Pituitary Gland

Summary Information: Posterior Lobe of the Pituitary Gland

Posterior Lobe of the Pituitary Gland: The posterior lobe of the pituitary gland is one of three lobes that make up the pituitary gland. The function of the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland is to store and release hormones produced by the hypothalamus. These hormones are antidiuretic hormone and oxytocin, and their storage and release by the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland is controlled by the hypothalamus.

Conditions that can afflict the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland include brain surgery, meningitis, pituitary apoplexy, adenoma, empty sella syndrome, hypopituitarism, and head trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Posterior Lobe of the Pituitary Gland

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Posterior Lobe of the Pituitary Gland

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Other Names: Posterior Lobe of the Pituitary Gland

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Posterior Lobe of the Pituitary Gland

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