Rapid enlargement of a residual craniopharyngioma during short-term growth hormone replacement

Dau Ming Niu, Wan Yuo Guo, Hung Chi Pan, Tai-Tong Wong

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Abstract

Case Report: A patient with residual craniopharyngioma experienced a rapid tumor relapse during growth hormone therapy. Objective: We present this case and remind physicians that it is necessary to reevaluate the safety of growth hormone therapy in patients with residual craniopharyngioma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-165
Number of pages2
JournalChild's Nervous System
Volume18
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Growth hormone
  • Rapid growth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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