Failure to consider histiocytosis X in the differential diagnosis of hypothalamic masses may lead to inappropriate empirical radiotherapy. This report concerns a case of histiocytosis X of the hypothalamus, unassociated with systemic histiocytic lesions, in which early biopsy allowed specific therapy with subsequent total regression of the lesion.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Neurosurgery|
|State||Published - 1978|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology