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What is Hypothalamic hamartomas?

What is Hypothalamic hamartomas?

  • Hypothalamic hamartomas: A benign congenital tumor that develops on or near the hypothalamus.

Hypothalamic hamartomas is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hypothalamic hamartomas, or a subtype of Hypothalamic hamartomas, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hypothalamic hamartomas: Introduction

Types of Hypothalamic hamartomas:

Broader types of Hypothalamic hamartomas:

How serious is Hypothalamic hamartomas?

Prognosis of Hypothalamic hamartomas: Death during infancy occurs in most cases.

What causes Hypothalamic hamartomas?

Causes of Hypothalamic hamartomas: see causes of Hypothalamic hamartomas

What are the symptoms of Hypothalamic hamartomas?

Symptoms of Hypothalamic hamartomas: see symptoms of Hypothalamic hamartomas

Hypothalamic hamartomas: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Hypothalamic hamartomas.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hypothalamic hamartomas.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Hypothalamic hamartomas: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Hypothalamic hamartomas.
Treatments for Hypothalamic hamartomas: see treatments for Hypothalamic hamartomas
Research for Hypothalamic hamartomas: see research for Hypothalamic hamartomas

Name and Aliases of Hypothalamic hamartomas

Main name of condition: Hypothalamic hamartomas

Other names or spellings for Hypothalamic hamartomas:

Hamartoma of the hypothalamus, Congenital hypothalamic hamartoma syndrome, CHHS

Congenital hypothalamic hamartoma syndrome, Hamartoma of the hypothalamus
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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