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Congenital hypothalamic hamartoma syndrome: a case report

  • H. Nakagawa
  • S. Iwasaki
  • T. Taoka
  • M. Nakane
  • A. Fukusumi
  • H. Ohishi
  • H. Uchida
  • T. Kakizaki
  • T. Morimoto
  • T. Sakaki
Conference paper

Abstract

The congenital hypothalamic hamartoma or hamartoblastoma syndrome (CHHS) is a rare complex malformation. We report a case of CHHS studied by CT, MRI and angiography.

key words

Hypothalamic hamartoma Pallister-Hall syndrome Magnetic resonance imaging Computed tomography 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Nakagawa
    • 1
  • S. Iwasaki
    • 1
  • T. Taoka
    • 1
  • M. Nakane
    • 1
  • A. Fukusumi
    • 1
  • H. Ohishi
    • 2
  • H. Uchida
    • 1
  • T. Kakizaki
    • 3
  • T. Morimoto
    • 3
  • T. Sakaki
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNara Medical UniversityNaraJapan
  2. 2.Department of OncoradiologyNara Medical UniversityNaraJapan
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryNara Medical UniversityNaraJapan

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