aplasia; brain; diencephalon; embryology; pineal gland; variation
Agenesis of the pineal gland has rarely been reported in the medical literature. Herein, we report a cadaveric specimen found to have agenesis of the pineal gland. The remaining gross examination of the brain was normal. A review of the literature was performed on this unusual finding.
Neurosciences (Brain & Spine)
Cox, Marcus A; Davis, Michele; Voin, Vlad; Shoja, Mohammadali; Oskouian, Rod J; Loukas, Marios; and Tubbs, R Shane, "Pineal Gland Agenesis: Review and Case Illustration." (2017). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 1229.