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Precocious puberty and pineal cyst — an uncommon association


We present a five year old boy with central precocious puberty and pineal gland cyst on neuroimaging. This association is uncommon and highlights the role of pineal gland in puberty.

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Hari Kumar, K.V.S., Verma, A., Modi, K.D. et al. Precocious puberty and pineal cyst — an uncommon association. Indian Pediatr 47, 193–194 (2010).

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Key Words

  • Pineal gland cyst
  • Central precocious puberty
  • Pineal tumors