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Surgical excision of hypothalamic hamartoma in a twenty months old boy with precocious puberty

By Rajesh K. Ghanta, Kalyan Koti, Srikanth Kongara and Gautham E. Meher

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A twenty months old boy presented to our department with true precocious puberty due to hypothalamic hamartoma. Total surgical excision of pedunculated hypothalamic hamartoma was done successfully by the pterional trans-sylvian approach as he could not afford medical management. Patient had uneventful post-operative course with normalization of serum testosterone levels and regression of secondary sexual characters

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Medknow Publications
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3183528
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