(Hypothalamic Tumors; Hypothalamic-Chiasmatic Neoplasms; Hypothalamic-Pituitary Neoplasms)
Benign and malignant tumors of the hypothalamus
. Pilocytic astrocytomas and hamartomas are relatively frequent histologic types. Neoplasms of the hypothalamus
frequently originate from adjacent structures, including the optic chiasm
, optic nerve (see optic nerve neoplasms
), and pituitary gland
(see pituitary neoplasms
). Relatively frequent clinical manifestations include visual loss, developmental delay, macrocephaly, and precocious puberty
. (From Devita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p2051)
large hypothalamic tumor
primary hypothalamic tumor
(Hypothalamic Tumors; Hypothalamic-Chiasmatic Neoplasms;
local tumor complications,
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