Update on JoJo

Update on JoJo

We first introduced JoJo after his surgeries in 2011 when he was 19 months old.  He had a full removal of his large Type 4 Hypothalamic Hamartoma (HH) after two surgeries, a craniotomy to remove 90% of the HH and then endoscopic to remove the remaining 10%. ...
Meet Aiden

Meet Aiden

As soon as Aiden was born he started having what we called at that time “tiny panic attacks” where he would have a very rhythmic cry for a couple of seconds and then his eyes would roll upward and to the left for a second while his arms flew out to his sides. It would...
Comorbidities and HH

Comorbidities and HH

So just what is a comorbidity and why is it important to an individual with a hypothalamic hamartoma (HH)? In medicine, a comorbidity is defined as a condition or symptom that occurs, or is seen more frequently with, a separate primary medical condition. In the case...
CNF Behavior Survey

CNF Behavior Survey

Hope for Hypothalamic Hamartomas (HH) is proud to partner with the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) to conduct a brief survey to understand the caregiver’s experience when it comes to managing behavior in children with neurologic conditions.   For many...
Meet Calebe

Meet Calebe

[see translation here] Hello HH community, my name is Calebe, I am 9 years old.  I'm from João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil. I have a weird hypothalamic hamartoma (HH). I was diagnosed with hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) in 2018. However, from my first years of life I...