Hypothalamic hamartomas

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Hypothalamic hamartomas

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The terms "Hypothalamic hamartomas" returned 14 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Complete and curative excision of hypothalamic hamartomas via the orbito-zygomatic approach.
 

Author(s): V R Roopesh Kumar, Venkatesh S Madhugiri, Sathish Kumar Kamalanathan, B H Srinivas, Sunil K Narayan, Prasanna Bidkar

Journal: Neurol India. ;61(6):690-1.

 

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2014

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Gelastic epilepsy and hypothalamic hamartomas: neuroanatomical analysis of brain lesions in 100 patients.
 

Author(s): Josef Parvizi, Scheherazade Le, Brett L Foster, Blaise Bourgeois, James J Riviello, Erin Prenger, Clifford Saper, John F Kerrigan

Journal: Brain. 2011 Oct;134(Pt 10):2960-8.

 

Hypothalamic hamartomas present with isolated fits of ictal laughter (gelastic epilepsy) or a combination of gelastic and other types of seizures. Many of these patients also suffer from cognitive decline, neuropsychiatric comorbidities and precocious puberty. Although there is a ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2011

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Functional rundown of gamma-aminobutyric acid(A) receptors in human hypothalamic hamartomas.
 

Author(s): Guohui Li, Kechun Yang, Chao Zheng, Qiang Liu, Yongchang Chang, John F Kerrigan, Jie Wu

Journal: Ann. Neurol.. 2011 Apr;69(4):664-72.

 

Human hypothalamic hamartomas (HHs) are highly associated with treatment-resistant gelastic seizures. HHs are intrinsically epileptogenic, although the basic cellular mechanisms responsible for seizure activity are unknown. Altered gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) function can contribute ...

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2011

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The terms "Hypothalamic hamartomas" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The anatomy and embryology of the hypothalamus in relation to hypothalamic hamartomas.
 

Author(s): Jeremy L Freeman

Journal: Epileptic Disord. 2003 Dec;5(4):177-86.

 

The hypothalamus is involved in a variety of autonomic, endocrine, neurological and behavioural functions including temperature, osmostatic and autonomic nervous system regulation, pituitary, thyroid, adrenal and gonadal control, thirst, appetite and weight control, memory and emotional ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2004

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Phenotype and Etiology of Pallister-Hall Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Malformations; Multiple Abnormalies; Polydactyly

 

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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