MR Imaging and Spectroscopy of a Tuber Cinereum Hamartoma in a Patient with Growth Hormone Deficiency and Hypogonadotropic. Hamartoma of the hypothalamus and tuber cinereum may be regarded as a midline .. Brower, B. and Brummelcamp, R.: Le syndrome de puberte precoce. La edad de debut de la epilepsia en los pacientes con hamartoma . (MB). Coronal section, T2-weighted sequence, showing a tuber cinereum hamartoma.

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Nervous system neoplasia Puberty Hypothalamus disorders Rare diseases. Neurology, 7pp. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. The age of onset of epilepsy in patients with hypothalamic hamartoma in our series was between the tuuber days of life and 2 years. Of the 10 patients in our series, 6 were male. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Summary of complementary tests and findings. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Edit article Share article View revision history. Parathyroid neoplasm Adenoma Carcinoma. As expected it appears as a nodule of soft tissue iso-attenuating to grey matter, without calcification or contrast enhancement.

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The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received tuuber a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. Epilepsia, 47pp. Verschiedene Gruppen der hypothalamischen pubertas praecox.


The surface electroencephalogram EEG has a limited ability to show epileptiform activity in this pathology, given the deep location of this lesion and the complex connections of the hamartoma.

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Ultrasound 3rd trimester of gestation. Therefore, where gelastic seizures are present, we should be aware that hypothalamic hamartoma is not the only possible aetiology. At times it may be difficult to differentiate between gelastic and partial seizures, as they have similar characteristics decreased level of consciousness and orofacial automatisms and both types of seizures may occur concomitantly.

The other patient was not referred for surgery as he did not experience seizures and the size of his tumour remained the same. Treatment modality for intractable epilepsy in hypothalamic hamartomatous lesions. Long-term outcome after emergency resection of hypothalamic hamartomas cinwreum status gelasticus.

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Tuber cinereum hamartoma

Epileptic laughter with precocious puberty. Precocious puberty due to a hypothalamic hamartoma. Over the past few years, different surgical and non-surgical procedures have been used in order to minimise potential risks. Tiber malformation of postero-lateral hypothalamus. Gelastic epilepsy has been more classically associated with sessile lesions and precocious puberty reported with pedunculated morphology. Cited by Curatolo et al.


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We have retrospectively reviewed the medical histories of 10 patients diagnosed with hypothalamic hamartoma by magnetic resonance imaging MRI over the last 20 years. Hypotalalic hamartomas associated with epilepsy: Successful third hamatoma for a case of status gelasticus: This is shown in the literature and in our paediatric series.

Thank you for updating your details. Hypothalamic hamartoma is a non-neoplastic malformation that appears in the hypothalamus between the infundibular recess and the mammillary bodies. Ann Neurol, 58pp.

Etude Clinique, radiologique, histologique. Tube intelligence quotient was within the normal range in 2 patients, with borderline intellectual functioning in 1 patient, mild mental retardation in 1 patient and moderate mental retardation in the last patient. Clinical and surgical aspects of hypothalamic hamartoma associated with precocious puberty in a 15 month old boy.

Small, non-enhancing mass lesion contagious with the tuber cinereum is almost always diagnostic of tuber cinereum hamartoma.

Subscribe to our Newsletter. Simple partial seizures were the most frequent, followed by complex partial and generalised seizures.