Hypothalamic hamartomas

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Hypothalamic hamartomas

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The terms "Hypothalamic hamartomas" returned 12 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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The benign spectrum of hypothalamic hamartomas: infrequent epilepsy and normal cognition in patients presenting with central precocious puberty.
 

Author(s): Priscilla Cukier, Luiz Henrique Martins Castro, Natalie Banaskiwitz, Leandro Roberto Teles, Luiz Roberto Kobuti Ferreira, Carla Cristina Adda, Claudia da Costa Leite, Ivo J P Arnhold, Berenice Bilharinho Mendonca, Ana Claudia Latronico, Vinicius Nahime Brito

Journal: Seizure. 2013 Jan;22(1):28-32.

 

Hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) is the main structural cause of central precocious puberty (CPP). HH is frequently associated with cognitive impairment and epileptic encephalopathies. Disease severity in case series from neurology services may be biased towards more neurologically impaired patients.

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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

Hypothalamic hamartomas causing gelastic epilepsy: two cases and a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): N Georgakoulias, C Vize, A Jenkins, E Singounas

Journal: Seizure. 1998 Apr;7(2):167-71.

 

Two cases of hypothalamic hamartomas causing gelastic epilepsy are described. The clinical presentations and the radiological features are presented, and the mechanisms involved in laughing attacks are discussed. The literature is reviewed and it is suggested the complete extirpation ...

Last Updated: 4 Aug 1998

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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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