Listen as Dr. Helen Cross describes findings from a recent study regarding cognitive and behavioral challenges in patients with HH.
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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
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