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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 255-258

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


1 Department of Neurosurgery, Suraksha Neuro Center, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Endocrine Hospital, Department of Endocrinology, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Rajesh K Ghanta
Suraksha Neuro Center, Anjamma Street, Prajasakti Nagar, Vijayawada - 520 010, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.84880

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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.


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