Hamartomas of the tuber cinereum and precocious puberty

G. Frank, E. Cacciari, G. Cristi, E. Frejaville, E. Galassi, P. Pirazzoli, G. Gaist, A. Cicognani, A. Balsamo

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Abstract

5 cases of true precocious puberty (TPP) of cerebral origin are presented. The clinical and radiological features and the protracted follow-up allow, also in view of the literature, a highly presumptive diagnosis of a hamartoma of the tuber cinereum. The high incidence of these lesions in cases of TPP is emphasized, together with the importance of early neuroradiological assessment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)222-231
Number of pages10
JournalChild's Brain
Volume9
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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