Pitituary Gland  

Position

  • Hypophyseal fossa in the midline of the sphenoidal body

  • Middle cranial fossa at the base of the skull

  • Covered by diaphragm sella





Relations        
Superior
Lateral
Anterior
Posterior
Inferior

  • Tuber cinereum of hypothalamus

  • Infindibulum

  • Optic chiasma
  • Cavernous venous sinus

  • Its collaterals
  • Tuberculum sella

  • Sphenoidal air sinus
  • Dorsum sella

  • Pons

  • Intercavernous sinus
  • Sphenoidal air sinus