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Hypothalamic hamartomas [Supplementary Concept]

Hamartomas that occur in the HYPOTHALAMUS. Hypothalamic hamartoma syndrome is a CONGENITAL DISORDER that results in various growth and neurologic abnormalities and is usually lethal within the first month after birth. Chromosomal abnormalities involving the GLI3 gene have been identified. OMIM: 241800

Date introduced: August 25, 2010

MeSH Unique ID: C537158

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Entry Terms:

  • Congenital hypothalamic hamartoma syndrome
  • Hamartoma of the hypothalamus
  • Hypothalamic hamartoma

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