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Hypothalamic hamartoma

Authors:

L Topff ,

Department of Medical Imaging, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Belgium, BE
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G Gelin

Department of Medical Imaging, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Belgium, BE
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Abstract

Hypothalamic hamartomas are rare congenital malformations presenting with central precocious puberty, gelastic epilepsy and developmental retardation. The disease manifests early in life and may occur in neonates. The prevalence is estimated as high as 1 in 50.000-100.000 (1).

Keywords: Hamartoma  
How to Cite: Topff, L. & Gelin, G., (2013). Hypothalamic hamartoma. Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology. 96(6), pp.362–364. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.461
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Published on 01 Nov 2013.
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