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Challenges Of Having A Sibling With A Rare Disease

Hello Everyone, My name is Afsoon Movahed and I'm a Hope For HH intern and guest blogger. ...Read More >

Pituitary Awareness Month

Pituitary Awareness Month - Adrenal Insufficiency October is Pituitary Awareness Month – and yo...Read More >

Saving Joelle

Joelle Rue was born in April of 1994. During Joelle’s 4 month well baby check-up her doctor tol...Read More >

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Getting a new diagnosis can be frightening and overwhelming. There is a whole new vocabulary you have never heard before, and not understanding it can mean confusion and further isolation. Start here to learn the basics and make informed decisions.


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Correctly diagnosing a hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) can be challenging for even the most experienced professional. Start here to gain a better understanding of the comorbidities associated with a hypothalamic hamartoma and the appropriate diagnostic tools available to providers today.


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1 in 200k diagnosed worldwide

Often goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed for years

Seizures commonly unresponsive to medication

Can result in cognitive and behavioral deterioration, learning disabilities, endocrine dysfunction and sleep disturbances

Hope for Hypothalamic Hamartomas
Hope for Hypothalamic HamartomasThursday, January 16th, 2020 at 10:29am

Our January 2020 Newsletter is now available. Make sure to check out the latest research news regarding hypothalamic hamartomas and genetics.

Hope for Hypothalamic Hamartomas
Hope for Hypothalamic HamartomasTuesday, January 14th, 2020 at 1:36am

In addition to suffering from a rare brain tumor and epilepsy syndrome, those with a hypothalamic hamartoma can experience endocrine issues both before and after surgical treatment. Below are two articles that describe the role of the hypothalamus and the potential impacts of having a...


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