[Precocious puberty and hypothalamic hamartoma: treatment with triptorelin during eight years].


BACKGROUND Hypothalamic hamartoma, a rare cause of true sexual precocity, may develop slowly so that its diagnosis may be late. CASE REPORT A 7 1/2-month-old girl was admitted because she suffered from development of physical pubertal changes. Laboratory tests were consistent with premature activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis. Initial… (More)