Isolated histiocytosis X of the hypothalamus. Case report

P. A. Tibbs, V. Challa, R. H. Mortara

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)929-934
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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