Hypothalamic lesions

Last revised by Dr Owen Kang on 06 Nov 2017

Hypothalamic lesions are numerous representing some entities that are unique to the hypothalamus, as well as many lesions that can be seen elsewhere within the brain. Additionally, due to its proximity to the optic chiasm, third ventricle and pituitary region, many lesions of these locations can grow to involve the hypothalamus. 

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: hypothalamus diagrams
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  • Case 1: suprasellar germinoma
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  • Case 2: hypothalamic hamartoma
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