A 1-year-old male child with isosexual central (gonadotropin-dependent) precocious puberty caused by hypothalamic hamartoma is reported. Details of the diagnosis based solely on neuromaging characteristics, and satisfactory results of medical treatment with gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist analogues, are highlighted.
- hypothalamic hamartoma
- precocious puberty
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- central nervous system
- fluid attenuated inversion recovery
- gonadotropin dependent precocious puberty
- gonadotropin releasing hormone
- luteinising hormone
- luteinising hormone releasing hormone
- magnetic resonance imaging
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