, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 393–394 | Cite as

Chordoid glioma: A new paradigm of hypothalamic dysfunction?

  • Inés Castro-Dufourny
  • Rodrigo Carrasco
  • José M. Pascual


Diabetes Insipida Craniopharyngiomas Lamina Terminalis Mamillary Body Intraventricular Tumor 
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Inés Castro-Dufourny declares that she has no conflict of interest. Rodrigo Carrasco declares that he has no conflict of interest. José María Pascual declares that he has no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Inés Castro-Dufourny
    • 1
  • Rodrigo Carrasco
    • 2
  • José M. Pascual
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of EndocrinologySureste University HospitalArganda del ReySpain
  2. 2.Ramón y Cajal University HospitalMadridSpain
  3. 3.La Princesa University HospitalMadridSpain

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