Pallister-Hall syndrome

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Pallister-Hall syndrome

Pallister-Hall syndrome is a pleiotropic autosomal dominant disorder comprising hypothalamic hamartoma, pituitary dysfunction, central polydactyly, and visceral malformations ({1:Biesecker et al., 1996}).
 

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The terms "Pallister-Hall syndrome" returned 12 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pallister-Hall syndrome presenting as an intrauterine fetal demise at 39 weeks' gestation.
 

Author(s): Sunil Jaiman, Himabindu Nalluri, Nuzhat Aziz, Geeta Kolar

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;55(1):100-3.

 

Pallister-Hall syndrome (PHS) is a pleiotropic autosomal-dominant malformation syndrome rarely presenting with genitourinary malformations. Literature has recorded 14 cases of PHS with genitourinary findings out of which only six have been females presenting with hydrometrocolpos ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2012

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Transcallosal endoscopic resection of hypothalamic hamartoma in a case with Pallister-Hall syndrome.
 

Author(s): Nese Dericioglu, Serap Saygi, Nejat Akalan

Journal: Epileptic Disord. 2011 Jun;13(2):209-13.

 

Pallister-Hall syndrome (PHS) is a very rare syndrome characterized by hypothalamic hamartoma (HH), polydactyly, panhypopituitarism, imperforate anus and other visceral anomalies. Contrary to patients with isolated HH, neurological dysfunction and precocious puberty are uncommon and ...

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2011

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Epilepsy and hypothalamic hamartoma: look at the hand Pallister-Hall syndrome.
 

Author(s): Stéphane Kremer, Lorella Minotti, Anne Thiriaux, Sylvie Grand, Véronique Satre, Jean-François Le Bas, Philippe Kahane

Journal: Epileptic Disord. 2003 Mar;5(1):27-30.

 

We report the case of a 29-year-old patient, who suffered from drug resistant laughing seizures since childhood. The clinical examination was normal, except for sequelae of hand and feet surgery during infancy for post-axial polydactyly. Cerebral MRI showed a hypothalamic hamartoma. ...

Last Updated: 29 May 2003

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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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